Tagged: Earthquake

Humoring a Volcano

May 18, 1980 – When The Mountain Blew – The Mt. St. Helens Volcano –

On May 18, 1980 the infamous Mt. St. Helens in Washington State blew and threatened communities surrounding the mountain with thick clouds of ash and an anticipated lava and mud flow. One report said lava was already starting to flow, but it wasn’t substantiated. At news time (12:00 noon Pacific),...

Terremoto In Iran – June 20, 1990

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 20, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what was characterized as the worst Earthquake ever to hit Iran, a 7.7 temblor hit Northern Iran in the middle of the night, leaving some 2,000 dead...

On The Third Anniversary, An Earthquake – December 7, 1944

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Dec. 7, 1944 On this day in 1944 it was the third anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the event that got the U.S. involved in World War 2. So on December 7, 1944 war was raging on all...