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More Difficulties for Japan’s Crippled Power Plant

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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A drone aircraft being used to take air samples at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crash landed on the roof of the Unit 2 reactor. A spokesman for the plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company, said Friday that the drone’s engine malfunctioned and that the cause was under investigation. The U.S. made drone […]

Major Earthquake Strikes Off Alaskan Coast

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska late Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 7.2 magnitude quake was detected near the Aleutian Islands in the Pacific Ocean, more than 1,600 kilometers southwest of the city of Anchorage. The quake was measured at a depth of 40 kilometers. The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center […]

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Major Earthquake Strikes off Alaskan Coast

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A strong earthquake struck off the waters of Alaska late Thursday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for the area.. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 7.3 magnitude quake was detected near the Aleutian Islands in the Pacific Ocean, about 172 kilometers east of the fishing village of Atka. The USGS detected the quake […]

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