Japan earthquake and tsunami

Authorities are projecting around 1000 deaths. I don’t think any of our regular commenters live in Japan, nor anywhere in the northern Pacific likely to be tsunami-affected, but I’m sure we must have lurkers there. I wish you all safe. Please use this as an open thread on any news.

Kiwiland convulses

[image source] It must be a relief to Gisborne residents that this Christmas they’re cleaning up mess, not counting their dead. In the Richter 6.8 quake that hit, not one single traumatic death or major injury has been reported. One… Read More ›