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USGS: Study of Japan earthquake helps predict future risks

Three days after the devastating earthquake in Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey updated the magnitude from 8.9 to 9.0, making the earthquake the fourth largest ever recorded.

Tags: Gavin Hayes , USGS , Japan , tsunami , magnitude , seimologist , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 02:49pm EDT

Interagency team mobilizes in Japan disaster response

David Silverberg, editor of Homeland Security Today, has an update on the mission to Tokyo.

Tags: David Silverberg , Homeland Security Today , DHS , Japan , tsunami , FEMA , Energy , HHS , NRC , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 03/14/2011, 02:07pm EDT

Nuclear situation in Japan is unprecedented

Robert Alvarez, senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies and former nuclear policy adviser in the Clinton administration

Tags: Robert Alvarez , Institute for Policy studies , Japan , nuclear ,

Sunday - 03/13/2011, 09:45pm EDT

US-CERT warns of email scams about Japan earthquake

US-CERT is warning of potential emails scams requesting donations for the Japan earthquake and tsunami.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , DHS , US-CERT , Japan , tsunami , malware , phishing , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 03/11/2011, 02:00pm EST

Are you prepared for an earthquake?

FEMA has teamed up with the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) and the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to educate Americans about earthquakes.
February 4, 2011 (Encore presentation March 18, 2011)

Tags: FEMA , Alisa Nave , Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium , Candace Iskowitz , Institute for Business & Home Safety , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , pay and benefits

Friday - 02/04/2011, 12:42pm EST

New support group for D.C. earthquake victims

Learn more about a group helping bring victims together

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Tuesday - 07/20/2010, 02:54pm EDT

D.C. releases earthquake preparedness list

Earthquakes in the D.C. area are rare, but the 3.6 magnitude earthquake early Friday morning certainly got people thinking about them.

Tags: D.C. office of Homeland Security and Emergency Man , emergency preparedness

Sunday - 07/18/2010, 04:21pm EDT

3.6 magnitude earthquake shakes D.C. area

An early morning earthquake, or any earthquake, around here is unusual. The quake had a magnitude of 3.6.

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey , Randy Baldwin , Jessica Sigala , Colleen Kelleher , Maryland State Highway Administration , David Buck , DDOT , Karyn LeBlanc

Friday - 07/16/2010, 07:15am EDT

Crack in D.C. road not caused by earthquake

The 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook the D.C. area at around 5 a.m. Friday.

Tags: John Lisle , DDOT , District Department of Transportation , Kristi King , U.S. Geological Survey , D.C. Fire and EMS

Friday - 07/16/2010, 01:25pm EDT

Earthquake rocks NASA's world

The earthquake in Chile may have shortened the Earth's days. A NASA researcher estimates that each day will be 1.26 microseconds shorter. He also thinks the temblor bumped the earth from its axis just a bit. In part, that's because of its close location to the equator. Richard Gross, NASA geophysicist explains.

Tags: NASA , newsstand , axis , Richard Gross , Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Monday - 04/05/2010, 09:41am EDT
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