-1 because I was already on alert for the Sumatran tsunami.
Camonk -1 for not calling similar attention to the huge one in Sichuan that killed like a hundred thousand people.
Black Napkins Maybe they didn't point it out because the importance isn't about how many people it killed but that the earthquake accounts for one eighth of the seismic energy released in the last century?
bang to buck ratio I watched Northern California thinking it'd be all lit up, but it's surprisingly quiet (by comparison). Holy shit, the ring of fire, though. And the Chilean/Peruvian coast.
Jeff Fries Don't listen to your pastor, earthquakes are pretty rare here.