Daily Archives: August 30, 2012

A Powerful 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Struck off the East Coast of Greenland.

August 30, 2012 – A 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Jan Mayen Island Region: The quake hit at 12:43PM local time at a very shallow 9 kilometers (5 miles). It was 1:43PM in London (GMT), 9:43AM in New York, 8:43AM … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Day – Base Jumping in the Moab Desert, Utah.

August 30, 2012 – Pictures of the Day: This is the death-defying moment thrill-seeker Michael Tomchek plunged 400ft from the top of the infamous Castleton Tower in the Moab Desert, Utah, U.S. Steph Davis looks on as Ben Lowe Base … Continue reading

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Isaac Drenches Gulf Coast – WSJ.com

August 30, 2012 – Isaac Drenches Gulf Coast: Isaac dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of the Gulf Coast Wednesday, leaving some residents stranded and hundreds of thousands of homes without power. Pictured above, people walk in … Continue reading

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