Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Social Networks

Submission + - How a 4.2 earthquake became a 6.6 earthquake (indiatimes.com)

mehrotra.akash writes: As has often happened in recent times, Twitter was the first media platform to carry news about the 11.28pm earthquake, as shaken tweeples in Delhi told the world how their rooms rattled in the tremors.

Within minutes, TV channels and news agencies, which often scrounge Twitter for real-time information, picked up these details. The epicentre in these initial reports ranged from northern Sumatra to the Nepal-India border.

Slashdot Top Deals

Disclaimer: "These opinions are my own, though for a small fee they be yours too." -- Dave Haynie

Working...