Tag: earthquake

Oct 2, 2018

Raw Video Captures the Terrifying Moment a Tsunami Strikes Indonesia

Raw Video Captures the Terrifying Moment a Tsunami Strikes Indonesia

The exact moment the tsunami hits and the devastating speed and power of the seas it carries

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Jun 18, 2018

Rare Footage of Market Street After 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Found in Flea Market

Rare Footage of Market Street After 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Found in Flea Market

The footage, taken 4 days after the devastating earthquake, was rediscovered in 2017 at a local flea market

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May 7, 2018

Helicopter Captures Terrifying Fissure Eruptions in Hawaii from Above

Helicopter Captures Terrifying Fissure Eruptions in Hawaii from Above

Kilauea, the most active volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island, just erupted, causing earthquakes and giant fissure eruptions

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Apr 27, 2015

Climber at Everest Base Camp Captures Avalanche Triggered by Saturday’s Deadly Earthquake

Climber at Everest Base Camp Captures Avalanche Triggered by Saturday’s Deadly Earthquake

A climber captures the harrowing moment an avalanche strikes Everest Base Camp after a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday. According to the BBC, at least 3,617 people are known to have died as deadly aftershocks continue. On Everest at least 18 people have been killed by avalanches as helicopters continue to rescue…

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Apr 1, 2013

Haunting Google Street Views of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Haunting Google Street Views of the Great East Japan Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. It was a magnitude 9.03 (Mw), the most powerful known earthquake ever to have hit Japan and the fifth most powerful earthquake in the world since modern record-keeping began in 1900. The earthquake triggered powerful tsunami waves that reached…

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Jan 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Earthquake Rose

Picture of the Day: The Earthquake Rose

THE EARTHQUAKE ROSE Photographs by Norman MacLeod On February 28, 2001, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake, located some thirty miles (48 km) below the surface of the Earth moved the ground for a bit more than half a minute. Damage was surprisingly light on account of the epicenter’s depth. A sand tracing pendulum…

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Sep 5, 2012

San Francisco Earthquake Photos Blended Into Present Day

San Francisco Earthquake Photos Blended Into Present Day

On April 18, 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California. Fires across the city broke out, ravaging the city for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and 80% of San Francisco was destroyed. The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst…

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