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Windows 7: Earthquake thread

29 Sep 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Earthquake thread

Quote:
A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake in the Pacific off the Samoa islands region generated a tsunami, U.S. government agencies said on Tuesday.
more..

Updated to 8.3

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090929/...fic_earthquake
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29 Sep 2009   #2
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hope no one is hurt by this one. Good thing that earthquake was at sea rather than a major urban area. Unless the tsunami hits something.
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29 Sep 2009   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Thanks Aaron, I've been looking for a link about this so I could post this for a couple hours.
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30 Sep 2009   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I just heard there was just a 7.6 near Indonesia somewhere but I missed all the details, I'ill look for more.



Edit: I just found a link but have not had time to look at it.

Powerful 7.6-Magnitude Quake Kills 75 in Indonesia - FOXNews.com
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30 Sep 2009   #5
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That one near Samoa, it apparently killed 113.
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07 Oct 2009   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
Earthquakes rock South Pacific

Quote:
The first quake, with a magnitude of 7.8, struck at 9:03 a.m. (6:03 p.m. ET) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) and an epicenter 295 km (180 miles) north-northwest of Luganville, Espiritue Santo, Vanuatu.

The second quake, with a magnitude of 7.3, struck at 9:15 a.m. (6:18 p.m. ET) at the same depth and an epicenter of 590 km (365 miles) northwest of Port-Vilia, Efate, Vanuatu.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an expanding regional tsunami warning and watch for parts of the Pacific near the first earthquake's epicenter.
Strong earthquakes rock South Pacific - CNN.com
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07 Oct 2009   #7
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I feel scared when i think of Earthquakes.
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07 Oct 2009   #8
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

IM more afraid of tsunami's. the highest building within 23 Km from here is 1 floor.
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09 Jan 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northern California

Quote:
A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit northern California Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northern California - Local News | News Articles | National News |
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09 Jan 2010   #10
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, just heard about it. Too far North to affect where I'm at. Pretty big, there's been more large scale earthquakes around the world this last year (a lot) then I've ever heard of before.
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