The California-Made Earthquake Alarm That Works But California Won't…

For all of the devastation caused by the 2011 earthquake/tsunami in Japan, the former, a 9.0 magnitude beast called “Tohoku,” could have claimed far more lives. The reason it didn’t? Since 2007, Japan has had an early warning system—conceived ten years ago at Caltech—which California still hasn’t managed to set up. And … » 5/01/13 4:30pm 5/01/13 4:30pm

Tsunami Warning for Hawaii and California After Brutal Japanese…

Striking at 14:46 local-time (12:46am EST) today, the earthquake is not only the largest Japan's ever suffered, but also in the world's top ten. After-effects in the form of tidal waves are expected to hit the US in just a few hours. Updated. » 3/11/11 3:45am 3/11/11 3:45am