The awsome energy of nature: Japan earthquake

Citing USGS calculations the recent earthquake in Japan released as much energy as 600 Million Hiroshima Bombs – 80 Years of Global Energy Usage In Just Minutes. The earthquake opened up a 400 km long gash in the ocean floor, releasing a surface energy of 1.9×10E17 joules (according to the USGS). The total energy released […]

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