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Earthquake Early Warning: What Could We Do With 15 Seconds?

Earthquake Early Warning: What Could We Do With 15 Seconds?

What would an earthquake early warning look like?

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Tsunami Awareness at the Beach

Tsunami Awareness at the Beach

Central California will have good warning of big seismic tsunamis which aren't created nearby, but always keep your weather eye out.

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Earthquake Warning Signs in Tiny Marine Fossils

Earthquake Warning Signs in Tiny Marine Fossils

It feels like the world is still shaking from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit northern Japan on Friday.

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Quest Picks: Talking Elephants at the Oakland Zoo

Quest Picks: Talking Elephants at the Oakland Zoo

Can elephants feel seismic waves? Scientists have known for years that elephants can communicate. By using low frequency vocals, called rumbles, elephants can 'talk' with eachother, sometimes communicating from very long distances. But the new question being asked by some scientists is: can elephants feel those rumbles in the earth? Biologist Dr. Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell from […]

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