mardi 23 août 2011

tremblement de terre à Wall street (au propre)

And so even the ground in granite bedrock Manhattan is shaking.
Magnitude 5.9
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 17:51:03 UTC
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 01:51:03 PM at epicenter
Location 37.975°N, 77.969°W
Depth 1 km (~0.6 mile) (poorly constrained)
  • 6 km (4 miles) SSE (152°) from Louisa, VA
  • 6 km (4 miles) SW (236°) from Mineral, VA
  • 26 km (16 miles) SE (133°) from Gordonsville, VA
  • 66 km (41 miles) NW (318°) from Richmond, VA
  • 134 km (83 miles) SW (219°) from Washington, DC
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 10.9 km (6.8 miles); depth +/- 7.4 km (4.6 miles)
Parameters NST=390, Nph=390, Dmin=57.9 km, Rmss=1.17 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
ben voilà  ! plus fort que  tout ! la musique adoucit les mœurs financières. Harpe. rien à ajouter.

 "The quake was also felt in Martha's Vineyard, where President Obama is currently vacationing."

Read more:

les volumes d'échanges à New York pendant le tremblement de terre, rigolo !

 un hasard sans doute... Reuters
(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the U.S. East Coast and Canada from Virginia to Toronto on Tuesday, shaking buildings and forcing evacuation of the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol
Here's a map of the world's fault lines. They don't cross where the earthquake started.