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Earthquakes

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  • Loaded propane tanker was imperiled by tsunami

     
    Here's a terrifying story that seems to have escaped telling in the wake of the horrific-enough tsunami in Japan back in March.The Maritime Professional website tells the harrowing tale of Capt. Mukesh Yadav and the 754-foot long liquified propane tanker....
  • How big was Tuesday's quake?

     
    If you've never experienced an earthquake before - and most people on the East Coast haven't - Tuesday's shaker was HUGE. It shook things that aren't ever supposed to shake, and rattled us in every sense of the word. We......
  • Aftershock: 4.5 magnitude earthquake felt overnight in Baltimore

    A 4.5 magnitude earthquake – an apparent aftershock to Tuesday's 5.8 quake that shook Baltimore – was recorded at 1:08 a.m., near Mineral, Va., the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting. Some Baltimore area residents reported via Facebook...
  • Catonsville man sells earthquake and Hurricane Irene T-shirts

    Catonsville man sells earthquake and Hurricane Irene T-shirts
    Less than an hour after the final tremors of the earthquake that rattled Catonsville and much of the east coast dissipated on Aug. 23, a T-shirt emblazoned with "I survived the Virginia Earthquake" was selling for $16.99 oneBay. Tony Uzupus, who designed...
  • Red Cross grateful for Japan help

    Imagine suddenly being cut off from the world. That's what happened to millions of people when a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan in March. In an instant, homes were destroyed and citizens were suddenly without safe drinking water or...
  • 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Howard County

    The words "earthquake," "magnitude" and "epicenter" might be common in California, but not in Howard County, where the occasional tremble rattles most residents and workers in more ways than one. "I was terrified," Patrick Smith, a sales representative...
  • Earthquake news tips sent to The Baltimore Sun

    Henry Fostel, Towson (1:51 p.m.): We just experienced a small earth quake at 1:50pm in Towson. Karen A. Fitze, Towson, Timonium and Selbyville, Del. (1:57 p.m.): An earthquake just hit Towson, Timonium, AND Selbyville, Delaware. Catherine Bedolla,...
  • Ballplayers' glove affairs like no others

    Last December, Bobby Wilson married a woman he met in 2004 while playing minor league baseball in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. But the Angels' reserve catcher readily admits she was not his first love. Wilson wistfully recalled that his first soul mate had a nice...
  • Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years

    Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years
    Geologists say Tuesday's magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Central Virginia released forces that have probably been building for tens of thousands, perhaps millions, of years. And the event may not be over. "Aftershocks are always a possibility, and they're...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • 'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans

    'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans
    Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster." The comedian, actor, radio...
  • Japanese students visit Arundel High

    Japanese cultural exchange student Minami Tajima remembers one of her first visits to an American restaurant. She and about two dozen other students from Japan visited Anne Arundel County last year, and after she befriended Arundel High School student...