joi, 9 iunie 2011

Geomagnetic storm to slam planet on Wednesday, earthquake frequency to rise

- ( -- NOAA is warning of a geomagnetic storm sometime on Wednesday, which may knock communications and grids in some locations... TWS Senior Meteorologist Kevin Martin said. "There isn't much evidence, but it is a growing fact that solar storms trigger earthquakes here on Earth. Peru just had a magnitude-6.0 earthquake, and this usually means Baja and California are next in line." Full story:

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