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#1 Jangler

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Posted 21 February 2011 - 07:33 PM

http://seattletimes....earthquake.html

WELLINGTON, New Zealand —
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has rocked the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch.

There was no immediate confirmation of injuries or damage to the city from the quake.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor was centered 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city at a depth of 2.5 miles (4 kilometers).


Run Hobbits! RUN!!

#2 venom

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Posted 21 February 2011 - 07:47 PM

The earth is sure pissed off or something...maybe its the result of a polar shift? Chile had a 6.8 earthquake earlier this month, as well as Peru with a 5.3. Pakistan suffered a 7.3 last month, not to mention Japan's Shinmoedake volcano was erupting at the end of last month/beginning of this month.

Apparently in the last 7 days there have been 220 earthquakes worldwide.

http://earthquake.us...es/recenteqsww/

Is this normal??

#3 YourMomsLover

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Posted 21 February 2011 - 07:50 PM

The earth is sure pissed off or something...maybe its the result of a polar shift? Chile had a 6.8 earthquake earlier this month, as well as Peru with a 5.3. Pakistan suffered a 7.3 last month, not to mention Japan's Shinmoedake volcano was erupting at the end of last month/beginning of this month.

Apparently in the last 7 days there have been 220 earthquakes worldwide.

http://earthquake.us...es/recenteqsww/

Is this normal??


She is just ragging...nothing to worry about.

#4 Happy Panther

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Posted 21 February 2011 - 08:01 PM

The earth is sure pissed off or something...maybe its the result of a polar shift? Chile had a 6.8 earthquake earlier this month, as well as Peru with a 5.3. Pakistan suffered a 7.3 last month, not to mention Japan's Shinmoedake volcano was erupting at the end of last month/beginning of this month.

Apparently in the last 7 days there have been 220 earthquakes worldwide.

http://earthquake.us...es/recenteqsww/

Is this normal??


Yeah normal

How often do earthquakes occur?

To most people's surprise, significant worldwide earthquake activity happens at a phenomenal rate. The number of worldwide earthquakes registering M4.0 or stronger ranges between 100 - 500 events per week; activity in the M5+ range happens between 5 - 70 times per week; and it is unusual when a M6+ quake does not happen somewhere on the planet during a week.


http://www.seismo-wa...EQSERVICES.html

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 04:47 AM

So far 65 confirmed dead although they expect that to rise. The quake itself was smaller than the one that hit Christchurch last September but this one was more shallower and closer to the city center. Also unlike the last quake this one struck during the lunch period.

It's been a surreal afternoon/evening around here I can tell you

#6 Wither

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 05:02 AM

The earth is sure pissed off or something...maybe its the result of a polar shift? Chile had a 6.8 earthquake earlier this month, as well as Peru with a 5.3. Pakistan suffered a 7.3 last month, not to mention Japan's Shinmoedake volcano was erupting at the end of last month/beginning of this month.

Apparently in the last 7 days there have been 220 earthquakes worldwide.

http://earthquake.us...es/recenteqsww/

Is this normal??


Of course it's normal.


Why does there always have to be an explanation?

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 08:01 AM

The earth is sure pissed off or something...maybe its the result of a polar shift? Chile had a 6.8 earthquake earlier this month, as well as Peru with a 5.3. Pakistan suffered a 7.3 last month, not to mention Japan's Shinmoedake volcano was erupting at the end of last month/beginning of this month.

Apparently in the last 7 days there have been 220 earthquakes worldwide.

http://earthquake.us...es/recenteqsww/

Is this normal??


Yes it is normal.

#8 Darth Biscuit

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 09:02 AM

So far 65 confirmed dead although they expect that to rise. The quake itself was smaller than the one that hit Christchurch last September but this one was more shallower and closer to the city center. Also unlike the last quake this one struck during the lunch period.

It's been a surreal afternoon/evening around here I can tell you


Haven't seen you on in a while... hope you are OK. How far away from you was it?

#9 Jangler

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 10:07 AM

yeah, I was thinking about you Scutty when I posted this, hope everything is not as bad as it looks on TV.

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:08 PM

http://www.foxnews.c...-glacier-break/

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- The earthquake that struck Christchurch has caused some 30 million tons of ice to break off from New Zealand's biggest glacier.

Tour guides at the Tasman Glacier in the Southern Alps say the quake caused the ice to "calve" from the glacier, forming icebergs in the terminal lake.

Tourists of Glacier Explorer boats say the icefall caused waves of up to 3.5 meters in height which swept up and down the lake for 30 minutes.


yikes!

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:18 PM

The Krakatau Volcano in Indonesia started erupting this year too. Between these global weather anomolies, and the thousands of dead fish, birds, dolphins, whales, bees, something must be up. This isnt normal. It's practically 80 degrees today in Charlotte, while 6 hours north of us in DC, theyre getting snow. This time of the year is normally the coldest for us. This is very strange.

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:21 PM

MMmmm.. yea, go back to the TB, this isn't a conspiracy by aliens to destroy us. :)

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:25 PM

Lol. Look up record highs for Charlotte and record lows for dc. I doubt those numbers are for this year.

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:39 PM

Lol. Look up record highs for Charlotte and record lows for dc. I doubt those numbers are for this year.


Dang, so apparently everywhere it seems is getting record highs and lows this winter.

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:58 PM

We passed the event horizon on 1/1/2011 and we are all doomed


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