6.0 Earthquake Rocks Coquimbo Chile

6.0 Earthquake Rocks Coquimbo Chile

On Oct. 5, 2015, at approximately 9:30 a.m. PDT, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported that Coquimbo, Chile had experienced an earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude. The epicenter of the quake was approximately 32 miles southwest of Coquimbo. Residents of La Higuera, 36 miles north, reported feeling the tumbler. According to Reuters, Chile’s emergency services department states there […]

Earthquakes in Chile Relentless

Earthquakes in Chile Relentless

According to data provided by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), within the past 11 hours there has been a record of more than 19 earthquakes back to back in Chile. They ranged from a magnitude of 3.1 to 4.9 on the Richter scale, and the more recent tremors are above a magnitude of 5.0. At coordinates 30.66 […]

Costco’s Salmon Buying Affecting Marketplace

Costco’s Salmon Buying Affecting Marketplace

Salmon is one of the most popular fish on American dinner plates. Most people do not give a lot of thought to where the salmon came from (beyond which store), whether the orange-red color is natural, or if the fish is sustainable. But Costco’s announcement last week that they would start buying two-thirds of their fresh-farmed […]