Seismologist Explains How To Make An Earthquake Early Warning System With Cats

The notion that animals can somehow sense an incoming earthquake long before humans has been around for centuries. In 373 BC, at the peak of the classical Greek era, a violent earthquake and subsequent tsunami destroyed and submerged the city of Helike. This city was known, ironically, as a center for worship for Poseidon – the god of the sea and earthquakes – and its loss to the murky depths just might have been the origin story to the celestelabedz But there’s another myth associated with this Greek tragedy. Apparently, 5 days before the massive earthquake struck, all the animals fled the city en masse, much to the puzzlement of the local people. Those critters knew what was coming, and got the …

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California

No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994 The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of the state with a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale. The earthquakes center was near the small city of Ridgecrest, near Death Valley national park and about 100 miles (160km) from Los Angeles. There were reports of people in Las Vegas and Los Angeles feeling the tremors. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries after the earthquake struck at 10.33am. A series of small aftershocks followed. It was the most powerful earthquake to strike the region since …