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Engineers invent a floating survival capsule that can withstand a tsunami - Dezeen


Two Seattle-based aerospace engineers have invented a floating survival shelter that, in the event of a disaster, can house between two and 10 people for up to five days. Made from aircraft-grade aluminium, the spherical watertight capsules will ...

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 05:15:07 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Supervolcanoes and tsunamis – here's how the world's going to end this Saturday - Metro


Meade says that after seven years, 'At that point the US could be split in half by tsunamis, volcanic eruptions from Yellowstone. Supervolcanoes and tsunamis - here's how the world's going to end this Saturday. picture; Getty Images. 'It could destroy ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:55:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Vanuatu earthquake: 6.4 magnitude quake hits Pacific island - Hawaii sent tsunami report - Express.co.uk


The 6.4 magnitude quake sparked fears of tsunamis in the Pacific, including Hawaii. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) sent the US state a tsunami bulletin in the wake of the quake, which occurred at a considerably depth of 124 miles. The report ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:55:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Mexico is braced for tsunamis after its biggest earthquake in a century - Quartz


Mexico is on alert for tsunamis along its Pacific coast the region after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake hit just off the country's southern coast a little before midnight local time, according to the US Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center ...

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:22:19 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What is a tsunami, how are they caused and what does it mean? - Metro


A tsunami, meaning 'harbour wave in Japanese, is a a huge wave that is caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides that occur under the sea. When an undersea volcano erupts or an earthquake shakes the ocean floor, water becomes displaced ...

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:13:47 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Japan Earthquake: Fukushima Braces for Another Possible Tsunami After 6.1-Magnitude Shock - Fortune


A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan Wednesday, just hours after a 7.1-magnitude event leveled central Mexico. The tremors erupted at 2:37 a.m. Tokyo time, and the epicenter was approximately 175 miles east of Kamaishi, not far from ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:03:31 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What Mexico's earthquake means for California - CNN


The biggest Mexican earthquakes happen offshore and create tsunamis, but the earthquakes themselves are far from Mexico City. The biggest Californian earthquakes happen inland on the San Andreas Fault, and as a result generate no tsunami. Though ...and more »

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:37:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

After an earthquake, how does a tsunami happen? - Phys.Org


The tsunami waves travel away from the earthquake epicentre in all directions. The height of the tsunami waves on shore depends on several factors, such as the distance and direction from the earthquake epicentre, the depth and shape of the sea floor ...and more »

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:50:28 GMT | MORE DETAILS

A mega tsunami mentioned in Anglo-Saxon literature devastated the west coast of the UK in 1014 - and it may have ... - Daily Mail


Scientists investigating risks to the UK from tsunamis have found evidence that a huge legendary flood once hit our shores. Tsunamis are caused by earthquakes at sea – sending walls of water long distances in a circle around the fault zone – but they ...

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:36:10 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Location of new Yogyakarta airport prone to tsunamis: Experts - Jakarta Post


Location of new Yogyakarta airport prone to tsunamis: Experts In preparation: An excavator clears land for construction of a new Yogyakarta airport in Kulonprogo regency. (JP/Bambang Muryanto) ...and more »

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:34:41 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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