The T-Rex is the University of Texas at Austin's mobile earthquake generator. A massive vibrator, the T-Rex is used to develop "in-situ testing methods that can be used to both evaluate the needs of existing infrastructure and optimize the design of future infrastructure, such that our communities become more resilient to earthquakes and other natural hazards."
Yesterday in Taoyuan Taiwan, a group was playing badminton in a sports facility when a 6.8 earthquake struck. They fled in the nick of time as the roof completely collapsed. According to CNN, nobody was injured, although the New York Times reports that the quake did kill one person, at a cement factory in Yuli. READ THE REST
A powerful 7.3 earthquake struck Namie, Japan off the coast of the Fukushima prefecture Wednesday morning, leaving 2 million homes in nine prefectures, including Tokyo, without power. A 1-meter high tsunami advisory warning has been issued. From NBC: The earthquake was reported just before 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, which is around midnight Thursday in… READ THE REST
In this footage, things start to go sideways in the breakfast TV studio of Australia's ABC News. An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck near Melbourne in Australia. ABC journalists Michael Rowland and Tony Armstrong were in the studio for the breakfast show when the earthquake hit, shaking the TV set. The quake's epicentre was near the rural town of… READ THE REST
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