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Windows 7: Earthquake thread

07 Jul 2010   #281
blackroseMD1

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post

I remeber a couple of years ago one hit while I was at work and I thought that a train was passing by outside (and there are train tracks literally across the street from my office)
There was a guy on the news that lives in Borrego Springs. He said it sounded like a sonic boom, and then the shaking started. Weird...
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07 Jul 2010   #282
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post

There was a guy on the news that lives in Borrego Springs. He said it sounded like a sonic boom, and then the shaking started. Weird...
When we had an earthquake here a few years ago (VERY rare to have one that you can actually feel in this country) I was too far away to feel the shaking, but I could hear a noise that sounded like a sonic boom. I guess Earthquakes are noisy things
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18 Jul 2010   #283
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
6.7 Strikes Alaskan Islands

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The U.S. Geological Survey says the 6.7-magnitude quake struck at 9:56 p.m. Saturday and was centered in the Bering Sea about 110 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor or 930 miles west of Anchorage. The quake hit about 21 miles beneath the seabed.

Alaskan Islands : 6.7
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18 Jul 2010   #284
Dinesh

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
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The U.S. Geological Survey says the 6.7-magnitude quake struck at 9:56 p.m. Saturday and was centered in the Bering Sea about 110 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor or 930 miles west of Anchorage. The quake hit about 21 miles beneath the seabed.
Alaskan Islands : 6.7
That is a big earthquake.
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18 Jul 2010   #285
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
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The U.S. Geological Survey says the 6.7-magnitude quake struck at 9:56 p.m. Saturday and was centered in the Bering Sea about 110 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor or 930 miles west of Anchorage. The quake hit about 21 miles beneath the seabed.
Alaskan Islands : 6.7

Magnitude 7.3 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
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18 Jul 2010   #286
Bare Foot Kid
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W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
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The U.S. Geological Survey says the 6.7-magnitude quake struck at 9:56 p.m. Saturday and was centered in the Bering Sea about 110 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor or 930 miles west of Anchorage. The quake hit about 21 miles beneath the seabed.
Alaskan Islands : 6.7

Magnitude 7.3 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA


That's a rather big one.
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18 Jul 2010   #287
blackroseMD1

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote:

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 6.7-magnitude quake struck at 9:56 p.m. Saturday and was centered in the Bering Sea about 110 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor or 930 miles west of Anchorage. The quake hit about 21 miles beneath the seabed.
Alaskan Islands : 6.7

Magnitude 7.3 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Wow...glad the ones down here aren't that big .

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10 Aug 2010   #288
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
7.5 Quake - Tsunami in Vanuatu

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SYDNEY -- Panicked residents of Vanuatu raced for higher ground after a powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific island nation and generated a small tsunami on Tuesday.


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11 Mar 2011   #289
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

8.8-8.9 earthquake in Japan.

6.0, 7.0- aftershocks. Tsunamis hitting. Watching the footage of the waves come in and cars fleeing/getting hit.

This is after the 7.0- the other day.

Major tsunami damage in N Japan after 8.9 quake - Yahoo! News
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11 Mar 2011   #290
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
8.8-8.9 earthquake in Japan.

6.0, 7.0- aftershocks. Tsunamis hitting. Watching the footage of the waves come in and cars fleeing/getting hit.

This is after the 7.0- the other day.

Major tsunami damage in N Japan after 8.9 quake - Yahoo! News
Oh man this is horrible.
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