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March 11, 2011 | 3:19 am

U.S. Geological Survey Breaks Down Monster Quake

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Here’s the USGS preliminary report on the massive quake that smashed northeastern Japan last night/today depending on your time zone (when you see pictures of damage in Tokyo, bear in mind that’s 230 miles from the quake’s epicenter—about the same straight-line distance between San Francisco and Bakersfield) : Magnitude 8.9, Near the East Coast of […]

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March 11, 2011 | 12:04 am

Links to Coverage of Japan’s 8.9 Quake, Tsunami

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Here’s NHK video of the scene inside a Tokyo office when the earthquake hit Friday afternoon Japan time. This is 230 miles from the epicenter. Think about it: Links to coverage of aftermath of Japan’s 8.9 earthquake and tsunami: Live: NHK World via MSNBC New York Times: Huge Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Off Japan’s Coast Los […]

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