This video from UNICEF does a good job showing just how difficult the road conditions are in Nepal, and how brave truck drivers are a key node in the humanitarian relief supply chain. ...
This was a very powerful earthquake in a region that is rather vulnerable to catastrophic natural disasters. Casualties could be very high
A massive earthquake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines at 12:47 UTC today. The recorded magnitude by the United States Geological Survey is 7.6, which is a major, major quake.
A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey today. The 7.2 magnitude quake struck near the Iranian border and caused several buildings to collapse and likely a massive number of injuries.
At least 16 people were killed when a 6.9 magnitude struck northeastern India and Nepal at 6:10 PM local time on Sunday
It would seem that the next several hours are critical to determining whether or not a nuclear meltdown will occur at the earthquake struck Fukushima Daiichi plant.
Who you should follow on Twitter to stay up the date on the earthquake in Japan. Here is a short list.
From MSNBC: "A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland and prompting a "nuclear emergency."
Reports are coming in fast via twitter that the US Geological Survey is confirming that a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Pakistan. The apparent epicenter was in Southwest Pakistan, near the Afghan border.