NIE ROCKS! Japan Earthquake Tsunami page for children from Kid Scoop
The Kid Scoop team has produced and generously distributed a FREE special, Breaking News, edition of Kid Scoop about the massive 8.9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan.
A special thanks to K... Posted on 3/14/11 at 7:34 AM
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ERCIS, Turkey (AP) — Distraught Turkish families mourned outside a mosque or sought to identify loved ones among rows of bodies Monday as rescue workers scoured debris for survivors after a 7.2-magnitude quake that killed at least 279 people.
Selcan Hacaoglu, Suzan Fraser
, October 24, 2011
One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded on the east coast shook buildings and rattled nerves from South Carolina to New England today. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake evacuated many government buildings and offices in the nation's capital.
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia forced evacuations of all the memorials and monuments on the National Mall in Washington and rattled nerves from South Carolina to Martha's Vineyard, the Massachusetts island where President Barack Obama is vacationing.
A rare earthquake struck western Minnesota early Friday, rattling ceiling tiles and prompting a few curious callers to phone 911 but going largely unnoticed by most of the sleeping public, authorities said.
A strong new earthquake rattled Japan's northeast Monday just hours after people bowed their heads and wept in ceremonies to mark a month since the tsunami that killed up to 25,000 people and set off a still-unfolding nuclear crisis.
An explosion at a nuclear power plant on Japan's devastated coast destroyed a building Saturday and made leaking radiation, or even outright meltdown, the central threat menacing a nation just beginning to grasp the scale of a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
The first text message said: "Mommy, I got buried." About 40 minutes later: "Mommy, I can't move my right hand." Then, a brief call from New Zealand's earthquake rubble to parents in the Philippines pleading to send help.
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