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  • #76
    I just noticed that Russia has had a 5.9 today.


    Pray without ceasing. 1 Thessalonians 5:17

    A closed mouth gathers no feet. Unknown

    Inside there's a thin woman trying to get out.
    I'm keeping her sedated with chocolate

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    • #77
      ing for the people hit by this. So scary.

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      • #78
        Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated - Warning Center

        Tsunami may be descructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter, Warning Center says.

        SYDNEY, October 7, 2009 (AFP) - New Caledonia evacuates schools after tsunami warning.

        Tsunami watch (not warning) in effect for Guam, Hawaii and the Philippines.

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        • #79
          BULLETIN -- Tsunami warnings issued for New Zealand, Samoa, American Samoa, Australia and Indonesia.

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          • #80
            The USGS just removed the 7.3 aftershock that I posted earlier...

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            • #81
              ...and they upgraded the 6.2 to a 7.1... ---> http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/...s2009mlcs.html

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              • #82
                Tsunami message number 2
                nws pacific tsunami warning center ewa beach hi
                136 pm hst wed oct 07 2009

                to - civil defense in the state of hawaii

                subject - tsunami watch

                a tsunami watch is issued for the state of hawaii effective at
                0136 pm hst.

                An earthquake has occurred with these preliminary parameters

                origin time - 1203 pm hst 07 oct 2009
                coordinates - 13.0 south 166.3 east
                location - vanuatu islands
                magnitude - 8.0 moment

                measurements or reports of tsunami wave activity

                gauge location lat lon time ampl per
                ------------------- ----- ------ ----- --------------- -----
                luganville, vanuatu 15.5s 167.2e 2312z 0.04m / 0.2ft 6 min

                lat - latitude (n-north, s-south)
                lon - longitude (e-east, w-west)
                time - time of the measurement (z is utc is greenwich time)
                ampl - tsunami amplitude measured relative to normal sea level.
                It is ...not... Crest-to-trough wave height.
                Values are given in both meters(m) and feet(ft).
                Per - period of time in minutes(min) from one wave to the next.

                Evaluation

                based on all available data a tsunami may have been generated by
                this earthquake that could be destructive on coastal areas even
                far from the epicenter. An investigation is underway to determine
                if there is a tsunami threat to hawaii.

                If tsunami waves impact hawaii the estimated earliest arrival of
                the first tsunami wave is

                0650 pm hst wed 07 oct 2009

                messages will be issued hourly or sooner as conditions warrant.

                0

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                • #83
                  Fox News, there is a tsunami.
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                  • #84
                    CNN picked it up and it's the #1 viewed story right now:
                    http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapc...ake/index.html

                    This many major earthquakes (I think 9 total now) over a span of a week and a half is highly unusual. Perhaps people will start asking questions, and turn to the Scriptures for answers, we can only hope and

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                    • #85
                      I, like others on this board, have really felt convicted to do SOMETHING to spread God's word. So, I just ordered a magnet door sign for my car. It says:

                      Increased floods and earthquakes?
                      Unstable weather, economy, jobs?
                      Luke 21:28
                      "When you begin to see these things happen, look up for your redemption is near."

                      I won't leave it on the car when I get out of the car in public, will put it inside first, so no one decides to take it off. I can't wait till it arrives, should get here next Wed. or Thursday. I don't see how folks can see all these earthquakes happening and NOT think we're in the end times.
                      Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord, with all your heart, and lean not to your own understanding. But in all your ways, acknowldge Him, and He will direct your path."
                      George Washington on 9/17/1796 "It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible."
                      Waiting to see your face, Lord! Trying to be patient!

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                      • #86
                        Originally posted by caligal View Post
                        Fox News, there is a tsunami.
                        Where?

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                        • #87
                          new Caledonia evacuates schools... told to race to higher grounds!!

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                          • #88
                            The contractions are getting closer and more intense!!

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                            • #89
                              URGENT -- Potentially destructive tsunami generated after Pacific earthquake, new warnings issued / New Caledonia evacuates schools, coastal areas as residents in Vanuatu race to higher ground: http://news.bnonews.com/n3ng

                              SYDNEY, October 7, 2009 (AFP) - Vanuatu residents race to higher ground following tsunami alert.

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                              • #90
                                Wait what?

                                I'm totally lost - where is Caledonia??
                                I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.
                                For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor;
                                no good thing does He withhold from those whose walk is blameless.

                                Psalm 84:10-11

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