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Take a deep breath: Believe it or not, scientists are not always right. We really put them up on a pedestal, though, don't we? We quote scientists as experts, buy things if they're "scientifically proven" to work better.
Minor quake in Burma Sai Zom Seng Mizzima Tue, 09 Mar 2010 11:44 EST Chiang Mai - There was a tremor in Burma's new jungle capital city of Naypyitaw last Friday afternoon following a minor earthquake. There were no damages, according to officials of the Meteorology department. "There was an earthquake but we have not released a statement," an official of the Meteorology department in Naypyitaw told Mizzima. Other government officials in Naypyitaw, when contacted, said they felt the quake though there were no damages. The Meteorology department refused to provide further details on the quake.
Magnitude 7.2 - LIBERTADOR O'HIGGINS, CHILE
2010 March 11 14:39:48 UTC
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* Scientific & Technical
* Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 14:39:48 UTC
* Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11:39:48 AM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 34.290°S, 71.950°W
Depth 35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
Region LIBERTADOR O'HIGGINS, CHILE
Distances 110 km (70 miles) W of Rancagua, Chile
130 km (80 miles) NNW of Talca, Chile
140 km (90 miles) SSW of Valparaiso, Chile
150 km (95 miles) SW of SANTIAGO, Chile
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 12.5 km (7.8 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters NST= 54, Nph= 54, Dmin=597.7 km, Rmss=1.13 sec, Gp= 72°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
* USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID us2010tsa6