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quake — Shocklee Entertainment Universe ● The Future Frequency

What Does An Earthquake Sound Like? Take a Listen

NYC’s own Micah Frank started his Tectonic Sonification Project in 2009. It’s a sound synthesis program he created that takes real time earthquake data from the USGS [U.S. Geological Survey] and interprets it into sound.

Seismic activity or earthquakes are constantly taking place all over the earth, we just don’t actually feel them most of the time because the depth and/or intensity of the quake may not be significant for us to feel at ground level.

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Tragic Destruction: Photos of Earthquake in Japan + How You Can Help

Devastating images are quickly surfacing of the situation in Japan following the 8.9 earthquake that struck the north east coast March 11, 2011. The epicenter has been estimated to have been 230 miles north east of Tokyo.

Tsunami waves as high as 10 meters [33 Ft.] hit Japan causing a second wave of destruction to the coastlines quickly following the earthquake. Alerts have been issued for Russia, the pacific rim, Hawaii and west coast of North America.

The images look like scenes out of a hollywood film but sadly, this is all very real and a reminder that we’re all vulnerable to natural disasters on this planet no matter your location or status. Let’s send these people positive thoughts and help out however we can.

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