Daily Archives: January 5, 2010

1,000 Homeless after Solomon Islands Tsunami

From the AP and the Houston Chronicle, comes this follow-up to today’s tsunami resulting from the 6.9 magnitude earthquake centered in the Solomon Islands. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/top/all/6799557.html

Highs, Lows and Snows

With winter in full swing across the Northern Hemisphere and the USA beginning to undergo a major Arctic outbreak of record-breaking temperatures, it’s worth noting where the cold and snow are consistent companions year after year. U.S. cities with the coldest daily average high temperature (Jan & Feb): Milwaukee, Wisconsin:                 31.2 F Chicago, Illinois:                                […]

6.9 Quake Hits Solomons

Less than three hours ago an earthquake centered near the Solomon Islands triggered tsunami alerts across many areas of the Pacific. The quake registered 6.9 magnitude. Authorities measure sea level readings and those readings indicate a tsunami was generated. However, with no destructive waves felt on coastlines within two hours of the expected arrival times […]