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Ldyhawk369
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Post Number: 531
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Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 6:16 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Didn't they say a while ago that a volcano was forming under the water out there?
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anna
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Post Number: 1045
Registered: 9-2002
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Tornado Hits Villages In Central Philippines
www.chinaview.cn 1-13

MANILA, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- A tornado ripped through two villages in Mindoro Oriental province in central Philippines, damaging at least 50 houses, reported local television network GMA News on Sunday.

No casualties has been reported after a tornado passed through Saturday night Cawayan and Sagana villages in Bongabong town in Mindoro Oriental, where some electric posts were also knocked down by heavy wind, said the report.

Flash floods and landslides could occur in Southern and Central Luzon due to a low-pressure area which became active this weekend, said the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Sunday.

The affected families have sought refuge at a local church or houses of relatives, while disaster coordinating council and other local authorities are sending relief goods for them, said the report.
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Mark
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Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 2:07 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

susi, you said,
hale, i'd recommend a book called 'decipher' by stel pavlou.

I got that book yesterday, reading it now.
Thanks!
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anna
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Post Number: 1062
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 9:25 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

YEMEN: Red Sea Volcano Threatens Nearby Farmland, say Officials

SANAA, 17 Jan. '08 (IRIN) - The Environmental Emergencies Department (EMD) at Yemen’s Ministry of Water has warned that the volcano on Jabal al-Tair, a tiny island in the Red Sea close to the Yemeni coast, might cause environmental damage to nearby areas. The warning comes after continuous volcanic eruptions on the island since December 2007.

Abdul-Khaleq al-Ghaberi, general manager of EMD, told IRIN that emissions - mainly sulphur dioxide 2 (SO2) and 3 (SO3) - from the volcano could lead to acid rain. "If the wind takes such emissions to nearby areas, the acid rain will destroy agricultural fields and cause water pollution," he said.

The threatened areas include Tehama, a huge agricultural region in the western province of al-Hudeidah, about 70km from the island.

The volcano has not cooled since it erupted on 30 September 2007. Serious eruptions, accompanied by lava flows, occurred again on 3 December and geologists say the eruptions could continue for a long time. A military garrison on Lesser Hunaish island, close to Jabal al-Tair, has not been allowed to return after it was evacuated on 3 December.

According to al-Ghaberi, there are no facilities or resources on the Red Sea islands which could be used to deal with natural disasters, just as there is no institutional authority to deal with natural disasters in al-Hudeidah Province.

Yahya al-Kanaei, head of the General Authority for Developing Yemeni Islands, a government body, told IRIN the volcano had been erupting and fishermen had been warned not to approach the island. "Volcanic gases are rising from the southern part of the island. If they hit the sea, marine life may be threatened," he said.

Al-Kainaei said that a month ago the government had set up three surveillance and early warning stations on three Red Sea islands - Hunaish, Zuqar and Kamaran, but they were not as useful as they could have been: "It would have been better if these stations had been connected to satellites," he said.

According to him, there are 151 Yemeni islands in the Red Sea, of which around 18 lie in the volcanically active part of the sea-bed between the Arabian peninsula and the Horn of Africa.

http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=76290
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Etoile
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Post Number: 375
Registered: 5-2005
Posted on Friday, January 18, 2008 - 11:32 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

animalspirits,

I've also heard of increasing volcanic activity during times of the Full Moon and I think that the big earthquake in Sumatra Dec. 2004 happened at the Full Moon.
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anna
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Post Number: 1068
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 2:20 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Thousands Evacuated After Colombian Volcano Erupts
2008-01-18 01:06pm


Some 8,000 Colombians in the city of Pasto have been evacuated after the local Galeras volcano erupted, sending clouds of ash several kilometres high.

The BBC says the 4,276 metre volcano in Southern Colombia near the Ecuadorean border erupted just after eight pm local time on Thursday.

No casualties have been reported and the eruption is not considered a serious one, but local residents had to follow an evacuation procedure.

The volcano became reactivated 20 years ago and has erupted several times. Nine people died in a 1993 eruption, including five scientists who were doing experiments in the crater.
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graciesmom
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Posted on Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 9:46 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

You know where I heard about this? On Paul Harvey! NOWHERE ELSE! There too busy jawing about Hillary and Obama and McCain. Sorry, but it's time to focus on some of the disturbing stuff Mother Nature is trying to tell us.

Couldn't resist this:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=LLrTPrp-fW8
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anna
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Post Number: 1071
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 9:49 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Eastern Indonesia Struck by Earthquake-

JAKARTA, Jan 21 (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake has struck eastern Indonesia in the area of the Mollucas islands, although no tsunami warning was issued, the local meteorology agency said on Monday.

The U.S. Geological Survey said in a bulletin on its Web site that the 5.9 magnitude quake struck in the early hours of Monday morning 179 km (111 miles) north west of Ternate in the Mollucas and at a depth of 53 km.

The Indonesian meteorology agency, which put the quake at 6.3 on the Richter scale via a telephone text message, did not issue a tsunami warning.

An official from the local agency said it was still checking on whether there had been any damage or casualties given the remote area where the quake occurred. Indonesia suffers frequent quakes, as it lies on an active seismic belt on the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire". (
Reporting by Telly Nathalia, Writing by Ed Davies, Editing by Keith Weir)

http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSJAK217371
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anna
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Post Number: 1089
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 1:07 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Newly Discovered Active Fault Building New Dalmatian Islands off Croatian Coast-

Geologists had previously believed that the Dalmatian Islands and the Dinaride Mountains had stopped growing 20 to 30 million years ago.

From a region northwest of Dubrovnik, the new fault runs northwest at least 200 km (124 miles) under the sea floor.

The Croatian coast and the 1,185 Dalmatian Islands are an increasing popular tourist destination. Dubrovnik, known as "the Pearl of the Adriatic," is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage site.

At the fault, the leading edge of the Eurasian plate is scraping and sliding its way over a former piece of the African plate called the South Adria microplate, said lead researcher Richard A. Bennett of The University of Arizona in Tucson.

"It's a collision zone," said Bennett, a UA assistant professor of geosciences. "Two continents are colliding and building mountains."

Bennett and his colleagues found that Italy's boot heel is moving toward the Croatian coast at the rate of about 4 mm (0.16 inches) per year. By contrast, movement along parts of California's San Andreas fault can be 10 times greater.

The region along the undersea fault has no evidence of large-magnitude earthquakes occurring in the last 2,000 years. However, if the fault is the type that could move abruptly and cause earthquakes, tsunami calculations for the region need to be redone, he said.

"It has implications for southern Italy, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania."

At its southern end, the newly identified fault connects to a seismically active fault zone further south that caused a large-magnitude earthquake in Dubrovnik in 1667 and a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Montenegro in 1979.

Bennett and his colleagues published their article, "Eocene to present subduction of southern Adria mantle lithosphere beneath the Dinarides," in the January issue of the journal Geology. His co-authors are UA geoscientists Sigrún Hreinsdóttir and Goran Buble; Tomislav Bašić of the University of Zagreb and the Croatian Geodetic Institute; Željko Bačić and Marijan Marjanović of the Croatian State Geodetic Administration in Zagreb; Gabe Casale, Andrew Gendaszek and Darrel Cowan of the University of Washington in Seattle.

The research was funded by the Croatian Geodetic Administration and the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Geologists have been trying to figure out how the collision between the African and Eurasian continents is being played out in the Mediterranean.

Bennett was studying the geology of Italy's Alps and Apennine Mountains and realized he needed to know more about the mountains on the other side of the Adriatic.

The Croatian mountains and coasts are relatively understudied, in part because of years of political turmoil in the region, he said. So he teamed up with Croatian geologists.

Bennett is an expert in a technique called geodesy that works much like the GPS in a car.

"We put GPS units on rocks and watch them move around," he said. "We leave an antennae fixed to a rock and record its movement all the time. We basically just watch it move."

Just as the GPS in a rental car uses global positioning satellites to tell where the car is relative to a desired destination, the geodesy network can tell where one antenna and its rock are relative to another antenna.

Recent improvements in the technology make it possible to see very small movements of the Earth. He said, "In Croatia we can resolve motions at the level of about one mm per year."

The researchers found that the motion between Italy’s boot heel and Eurasia is absorbed at the Dinaride Mountains and Dalmatian Islands.

Combining geodetic data with other geological information revealed that the movement is accommodated by a previously unknown fault under the Adriatic.

Bennett likens movement of the Eurasian plate to a snowplow blade piling up snow in front of it. The snow represents the sea floor being pushed up to form the Dalmatian Islands and the Dinaride Mountains.

"You can see hints of new islands out there," he said. But those islands may not provide seaside vacations forever. Bennett said the Adriatic Sea is closing up at the rate of 4.5 km (2.8 miles) per million years. If things continue as they are now, he calculates the eastern and western shores of the Adriatic Sea will meet in about 50 to 70 million years.

"This new finding is an important piece in the puzzle to understanding Mediterranean tectonics," he said.

He plans to set out more antennas to learn more about current movement of the region and to figure out what the fault has been doing for the past 40 million years.

The additional information will also help gauge the region's earthquake potential.

Bennett said, "We want to see if the fault is freely slipping or is accumulating strain and therefore may produce a large earthquake in the future."

http://www.physorg.com/news120235711.html
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Regina
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Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 9:48 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

I check the earthquake website daily, and i find it curious that - worldwide - the regular earthquakes are always around 5.something or 3.0. As if nothing occurs around 4. or 6. There's just a strange "sameness' to them as far as intensity goes. Perhaps it's coincidence.....
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susi t learn
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Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 10:24 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

regina

i go to 'iris earthquake monitor' and it seems to be very complete.

today so far there's been about 5 quakes in indonesia. i like the way the map is laid out so you can see patterns.
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Regina
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Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 11:08 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

I will look into that one, Susi. I've been visiting the USGS one.
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cloudwalker
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Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 8:16 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

This one http://www.iris.washington.edu/servlet/eventserver/map.do does work best using the Firefox web browser but, both this and the Seismic Monitor side are very up todate.

Both seem to be getting data from the same source. So it is really a matter of which presentation you like. The Seismic is better used with a browser that has tabs so that as you drill down you can open each view up in another tab instead of a new browser window.
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miaree9
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Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 2:43 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Thanks for the new link, cloudwalker.

P.S. I like your new handle.
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anna
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Post Number: 1153
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Sunday, February 03, 2008 - 10:50 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Earthquakes Hit Great Lakes Region of Africa-
Regional and international staff working for major church agencies involved in the region are consulting about relief interventions in the immediate aftermath of a series of quakes in Africa's Great Lakes area.
Initial reports from news and development agencies suggest that least 40 people have been killed and hundreds injured. The wider damage assessment is not yet clear, but the region's infrastructure has been described as "vulnerable" by experts.

The two most powerful quakes occurred hours apart in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in neighbouring Rwanda, with magnitudes of 6.0 and 5.0 respectively, reports the BBC.

At least 10 people died as a church collapsed in western Rwanda, while the eastern DR Congo city of Bukavu suffered widespread damage. Police are saying the death toll could rise, as there are many people trapped in buildings.

A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the region in December 2005. While it is prone to seismic activity it has mostly escaped major quakes in recent years.
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anna
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Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 11:34 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Chile Volcano Spits Out Lava, Experts Warn of More-Feb. 6
SANTIAGO(Reuters) - Chile's Llaima, one of South America's most active volcanoes, belched ash and a nearly mile-long river of lava crept down its slopes on Wednesday as geologists warned activity could intensify.

Llaima, near Chile's picturesque lake region, erupted violently on New Year's Day, forcing the temporary evacuation of some tourists and residents from the surrounding Conguillio National Park.

Wednesday's activity was more subdued, but some tourists still fled the zone even as others were drawn to witness the 0.9-mile (1.5-km) long, 82-foot-wide (25-metre-wide) river of lava spilling down one of its slopes.

Columns of ash and smoke rose from the crater, some of them as high as 16,400 feet (5,000 metres) above the volcano that is located 435 miles (700 km) south of the capital Santiago.

"We cannot discount an event similar to Jan. 1 occurring again in coming days or weeks," said Jorge Clavero, a geologist with Chile's government Geological and Mining Service.

"Obviously in the event that the activity increases, authorities will need to take other measures, like evacuation ... but this has not occurred yet."

Llaima's volcanic activity in the past month has drawn some tourists, but it is mostly making nearby residents nervous and scaring away vacationers drawn to its hiking and biking trails, hot springs and clear rivers.

"I'm scared living here," Lidia Soto, who lives less than 6 miles (10 km) from the base of the volcano, told Reuters recently as Llaima rumbled.

The Jan. 1 eruption damaged local fish farms and bridges and burned some forest lands and forced one of the area's biggest tourist attractions, the Conguillio National Park, to close.

At what is normally a time of peak demand in the middle of the Southern Hemisphere summer, hotel bookings have fallen since the original eruption. (Reporting by Antonio de la Jara and Pav Jordan, editing by Fiona Ortiz and Cynthia Osterman)

http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSN06110182
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anna
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Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2008 - 11:36 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Villagers Near Ecuador Volcano Flee
7 Hours Ago


Thousands of villagers have been ordered from their homes after Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano shot columns of ash six miles into the air.

Some 1,000 villagers from the western flanks of the 16,575ft volcano fled their homes for shelters at dawn, said Mauro Rodriguez, director of Civil Defence.

He said 11 families who refused to leave, fearing looters, were removed by force. "We've taken all of the precautions possible," President Rafael Correa said, adding that a state of emergency already in place in the area will be extended for 60 days.

Juan Salazar, the mayor of the nearby village of Penipe, said 3,000 people needed to be evacuated - a figure that included the 1,000 villagers who had already fled.

Experts at the Geophysics Institute warn that the intense activity shows no sign of slowing down, and compared it to the massive 2006 Tungurahua eruptions that buried entire villages, leaving at least four dead and thousands homeless.

Populations on Tungurahua's western flank have been most affected, particularly the communities of Bilbao, Cusua, Chacauco and Puela. The popular tourist town of Banos near the volcano, is currently not at risk. There were no reported victims, according to Roberto Rodriguez, the Civil Defence director.

Ash billowing from Tungurahua, whose name means "throat of fire" in the local indigenous Quichua language, has already covered thousands of acres of farmland, destroying property, crops and livestock.

Tungurahua, located 95 miles south east of the capital of Quito, has been active since 1999.

http://ukpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5h5buN_hrhqm_F6NC6anwnX88dRog
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anna
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Ecuador's Tungurahua Volcano Spews Ashes, Eruption Possible

Feb. 8- The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador's central Andes spewed more ashes today and may erupt again, according to the country's geophysical institute.

The possibility of a major blast has not declined,'' said Hugo Yepes, director of the Intituto Geofisico, in a press conference in Quito, the capital, 140 kilometers (87 miles) north of the mountain. A major blast may occur within days if tremors reach greater levels than in the past 72 hours.

Tungurahua, which means ``Throat of Fire'' in the native Quechua language, began a medium-sized eruption on Feb. 6, expelling lava, rocks and gases along with ash. The eruption has been smaller than blasts in July and August of 2006, said Yepes.

Rocks or lava from the most-recent blasts haven't reached villages or crops, he said. The 16,477-foot (5,022-meter) volcano towers over the tourist hub of Banos, and ashes from the eruption have fallen on crops and towns in the area.

Several thousand people had to leave, and the government has declared a state of emergency for the provinces of Tungurahua, Chimborazo, and Bolivar. Yesterday, the volcano showed unusual major bursts, launching lava and rocks for several hundred meters from its crater.

``It's very impressive but can't be considered a big explosion,'' said Yepes. While the current risk for populated areas is low, if the continued tremors create a crack inside Tungurahua that releases new lava to the crater, a major eruption will happen, he said.

The blast on Aug. 16, 2006, killed five people and wiped out three villages. After an 80-year lull, the volcano again became active in 1999.

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601086&sid=aEtYMyW_OS9Q&refer=latin_ame rica
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anna
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Environment Canada Issues Snowfall Warning, Winter Storm Watch

SYDNEY — Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for much of Cape Breton Island, Sunday, and a winter storm watch for the highlands from Margaree Harbour north to Bay St. Lawrence. The warnings and watches were issued mid-afternoon, Saturday. A low pressure system was expected to develop over New England Saturday night and track across New Brunswick and then north of Prince Edward Island, Sunday night.

Snow associated with the system is expected to begin Sunday morning. Snowfall amounts of around 10 centimetres are expected over central and northern portions of the province and 15 to 25 centimetres for the eastern shore.

However, snowfall accumulations near the Atlantic coast are not expected to be significant as snow is expected to change over to rain, Environment Canada said.
Strong winds generated by the low will also cause blowing snow and reduced visibilities for some areas. Stronger winds are expected behind the disturbance.

Much of Cape Breton can expect snow, at times heavy, and local blowing snow beginning in the afternoon, with accumulations totalling 15-25 cm. The wind will be east 30 km/h gusting to 50 increasing to 50 km/h gusting to 80km/h in the afternoon. High minus 2. Les Suętes winds are also expected to develop over the highlands from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence, with winds gusting up to 110 km/h starting Sunday afternoon.

http://www.capebretonpost.com/index.cfm?sid=107126&sc=145
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anna
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Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 12:03 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Alaska's Cleveland Volcano Alert Level Upgraded Feb.10

Jupiter Kalambakal - AHN News Writer
Anchorage, AK (AHN) - The Alaska Volcano Observatory has increased the alert level in the immediate of surroundings of the Cleveland volcano.

The observatory upgraded its alert for aviation and nearby communities, which include Nikolski and Dutch Harbor.

The 5,676-foot volcano on Chuginadak Island in the Aleutians spouted ash about 20,000 feet high Friday evening. Satellites spotted a diffuse ash cloud stretching northwest of the volcano. The observatory said the ash cloud dissipated on Saturday.

Short-lived explosions of ash exceeding 20,000 feet could occur without warning. There is no real-time seismic equipment in the area to determine any earthquake related activity, according to the Anchorage Daily News. Cleveland erupted once last year and four times in 2006.
http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7009989075
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Ldyhawk369
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Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 5:24 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

7.3 Greece
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Second Wind
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Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 4:11 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

7.6-magnitude near Indonesia





There was an immediate tsunami warning issued, possibly because the quake was deep under the sea bed.
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Dhyan1111
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You know how, in the past year, the govmt is "overseeing" the USGS Earthquake site? Filtering the earthquakes; only letting us see what they want us to see?

Curious as to what pull this Total Lunar Eclipse / Full Moon would have on the Earth; how it might affect earthquakes, I was looking at the USGS site

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/

and saw an earthquake posted that occurred tonight

February 20, 2008
2:55 UTC / 7:55 pm local time / 8:55 central time
Wyoming
Magnitude was 4.2

I did not, unfortunately, record the exact location. I forgot to "save as" just in case it was removed.

Which it was right before my eyes! One second it was there, the next second, GONE.

Just making a record of this fact.
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Second Wind
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Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 2:23 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

fascinating.......
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miaree9
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Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 1:09 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

Major Quake Rocks Northwest Nevada.
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anna
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Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 9:57 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post

And after shocks.
NEVADA - Geographic coordinates: 41.053N, 114.923W. Magnitude: 4.6 Ml. Depth: 10 km. Universal Time (UTC): 21 Feb 2008 23:57:52. Time near the Epicenter: 21 Feb 2008 15:57:52. Local standard time in your area: 21 Feb 2008 23:57:52. Location with respect to nearby cities: 7 km (5 miles) SSE (149 degrees) of Wells, NV.

Also Norway...
NORWAY - The Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard was hit by a major earthquake in the early hours of Thursday morning. The quake measured 6.2 on the Richter scale. The quake is said to be the strongest in Norway in modern times.

HAWAII - A lava flow has become active at the northern side of the Royal Gardens subdivision on the Big Island. Today, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says a slow-moving pahoehoe flow entered the upper reaches of the subdivision.

Yesterday-
Southern Greece - Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hits Southern Greece on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 18:27:11 UTC.
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susi t learn
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it seems there was alot of earthquake activity during the eclipse.

i use the iris site.
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Never mind!

(Message edited by second_wind on February 22, 2008)
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anna ...

Isn't this where the Seed Ark is located?

NORWAY - The Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard was hit by a major earthquake in the early hours of Thursday morning. The quake measured 6.2 on the Richter scale. The quake is said to be the strongest in Norway in modern times.

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susi t learn
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sumatra has been having alot of huge activity.

where was the epicenter for the quake that caused the tsunami? looks like the same area.
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anna
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Granny, I think so, but it's WAY underground, probably ok....
Gandalf- Death is just another path. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back & all turns to silver glass & then you see it, white shores & beyond a far green country under a swift sunrise.
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anna
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A whole bunch of quakes, this one the worst...

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

***This event supersedes event AT00397333.
Region: KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA
Geographic coordinates: 2.209S, 99.856E
Magnitude: 6.9 Mw
Depth: 35 km
Universal Time (UTC): 25 Feb 2008 21:02:20
Time near the Epicenter: 26 Feb 2008 04:02:20
Local standard time in your area: 25 Feb 2008 14:02:20

Location with respect to nearby cities:
150 km (94 miles) SSW (201 degrees) of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia
319 km (198 miles) WNW (303 degrees) of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
353 km (219 miles) SSW (210 degrees) of Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia
590 km (367 miles) SW (229 degrees) of SINGAPORE
Gandalf- Death is just another path. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back & all turns to silver glass & then you see it, white shores & beyond a far green country under a swift sunrise.
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Early morning quake rocks UK.
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anna
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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
***This event supersedes event PT08058981.
Region: BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Geographic coordinates: 26.835N, 142.422E
Magnitude: 6.4 Mw
Depth: 47 km
Universal Time (UTC): 27 Feb 2008 06:54:25
Time near the Epicenter: 27 Feb 2008 16:54:25
Local standard time in your area: 26 Feb 2008 23:54:25

Location with respect to nearby cities:
34 km (21 miles) SE (144 degrees) of Chichi-shima, Bonin Islands, Japan
254 km (158 miles) NNE (26 degrees) of Iwo-jima, Volcano Islands, Japan
984 km (611 miles) SSE (151 degrees) of Hamamatsu, Honshu, Japan
1014 km (630 miles) SSE (165 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Gandalf- Death is just another path. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back & all turns to silver glass & then you see it, white shores & beyond a far green country under a swift sunrise.
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alot of quakes today,6.9 Philippine Islands,6.1 Indonesia,5.1 off Oregon coast n.Sumatra 5.4, s.Sumatra 5.7,Kuril 6.6
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5.9 quake in Oregon

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23647105
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There have been earthquakes in Nevada for the past week , like 2-3 . I wonder what is going on underground?
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XINJIANG-XIZANG BORDER REGION hit with a 7.2 and 5.2 this afternoon. Hope everyone is doing ok.
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Regina ...

Quakes getting bigger ...full moon tonight.

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anna
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I wonder if they are running some underground tests of things that go "bam" and have a nasty future???
Gandalf- Death is just another path. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back & all turns to silver glass & then you see it, white shores & beyond a far green country under a swift sunrise.
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anna
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In Nevada, I mean....
Gandalf- Death is just another path. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back & all turns to silver glass & then you see it, white shores & beyond a far green country under a swift sunrise.
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Regina
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You know, Anna, i noticed that just today. A couple quakes, nearly side-by-side, in n. nevada. Anytime i see quake activity in that state i wonder the same thing you did.
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4.2 at Yellowstone
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Oh my ... Yellowstone ... we need to all change that reality pronto!

Gran, praying for calm at Yellowstone.
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Does anyone know if there has been anything going on with Mt.Rainier in Washington state?I know that it is an inactive volcano but I was listening to C2C last night and they have had several people predicting some type of natural disaster in the PNW.
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loyalty islands; 2 sixes and a seven. lots of activity there.
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Over 600 quakes off the coast of Oregon in past 10 days.It looks like what happens before a volcanic eruption except there are no volcanoes in the area. Scientist don't know what it means. Will send an OSU research ship to Wecoma to take water samples.
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7 earthquakes in Nevada today.
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Geez, I was just in Chicago the other day. Would have been interesting to be around for this.

WEST SALEM, Ill. (AP) — A 5.4 earthquake early Friday rocked people awake as far away as Indiana, surprising residents unaccustomed to such a large Midwest temblor.

The quake just before 4:37 a.m. was centered 6 miles from West Salem, Ill., and 66 miles from Evansville, Ind. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

"It shook our house where it woke me up," said David Behm of Philo, 10 miles south of Champaign. "Windows were rattling, and you could hear it. The house was shaking inches. For people in central Illinois, this is a big deal. It's not like California."

The quake also shook tall buildings in downtown Indianapolis, about 160 miles northeast of the epicenter.

Indiana State Police spokesman Sgt. Todd Ringle in Evansville said there were no immediate reports of damage.
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Greetings to all!

I live in south central Wisconsin. While I was asleep at the time of the 5.2 Illinois earthquake this morning and didn't personally feel or hear any shaking/noise (although reports from Milwaukee have come in), I was wide awake on WEDNESDAY night where I heard something.

At 9:30 p.m. central, I was in the "ladies room", the bathroom in the back of the house. The windows started rattling loudly and there was a loud tone. At first I thought it was a teen's car with the bass on too loud but there was no music, no typical booming music, just the same tone. I mused to myself that it sounded like "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" sound.

This shaking was strong enough to make the windows sound as if they'd fall out of their frames and lasted for about 5-10 seconds. I made a mental note to check on USGS to see if northern Illnios had another earthquake. A few years ago they had one and we felt it up here.

On Thursday (April 17) morning, I checked USGS and found no mention of Illinois earthquake. But on CNN I found:
http://www.theindychannel.com/news/15907638/detail.html

In Kokomo, Indiana, they heard this at the same time! Checking MapQuest, I find that Kokomo is 298 miles south east of me.

So whatever this was on WEDNESDAY night, it was in a rather large area.

This was heard Wednesday night and around 30 hours later, a 5.2 occurred in Illinois.
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wolfshadow
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Very interesting thanks for the post Dhyan
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Aprylla
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Correct me if I'm wrong Dhyan, but isn't Kokomo, IN the place where people hear a humming noise and no one knows the origin? Something is going on in that area of the country. Just heard a weird story of a close encounter south of Chicago on a podcast called Mysterious Universe. Plus add in the UFO sighting at O'Hare a couple of years ago. Maybe there's a little underground alien city there. Aren't there caves around Chicago?
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wolfshadow
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Aprylla there are underground tunnels in Chicago back from the Al Capone days.As for caves you have to go further south there is starved rock which may have some caves.
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Thanks, Aprylla, for the info. I looked up Kokomo / humming and found these:

http://www.rense.com/general20/resi.htm
http://www.100megsfree4.com/farshores/nhum3.htm
http://www.prisonplanet.com/120303mysterioushum.html
http://www.chemtrailcentral.com/forum/msg41416.html
http://www.scientificexploration.org/jse/articles/pdf/18.4_deming.pdf

And, Wolfshadow, thanks for the thanks!
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Aprylla
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Wow, interesting. Yeah I just briefly heard about the humming in Kokomo the other day. Synchronicity strikes again. Now that you mention it wolfshadow I do remember the Chicago tunnels. Wonder if someone has already stumbled upon this theory.
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Lots of earthquakes including a 5.1? in Reno last week.Over 100 aftershocks reported.
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Now we have warnings for both Nevada and California. I think the scientists are saying it will occur within 10 years, but I think we will see sooner.
Another US city suffers through a catastropy.
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Two Mag 4+ earthquakes in California yesterday.
Liberty or Death!
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Chile volcano erupts, villages evacuated
Sat May 3
SANTIAGO, Chile - Authorities evacuated hundreds of people from villages in southern Chile Friday after a snowcapped volcano considered dormant for thousands of years erupted. The blast sent minor earthquakes rippling through the region.

The 3,550-foot Chaiten volcano belched fire and ash Thursday night, causing more than 60 small tremors in the Los Lagos region, 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) south of the capital, Santiago, the government's Emergency Bureau said.

Mild seismic activity could continue for the next several days, said bureau director Carmen Fernandez. Chile's government declared a state of emergency, evacuating as many as 1,500 people from nearby villages and the town of Chaiten, just over 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the volcano, the bureau said.

The amount of ash falling in Chaiten had dropped considerably by Friday afternoon, and the wind was moving it southeast, Emergency Bureau volcanologist Juan Cayupi told the Associated Press by telephone there.

Ash from the eruption was polluting water supplies and prompting officials to hand out more than 10,000 protective masks, said Interior Minister Edmundo Perez.

Winds also carried ash over the Andes mountains to neighboring Argentina, where the Education Ministry suspended classes in several towns, including Esquel and Trevelin — two popular Patagonian tourist destinations.

Authorities there declared a state of alert on two major highways as falling ash reduced visibility. The Chaiten volcano has "probably been dormant for about 9,000 or 10,000 years but that's not unusual," said Charles Stern, a professor of volcanology at the University of Colorado who specializes in Andes volcanoes.

Stern, who has studied Chaiten specifically, said it is still considered "a potentially active volcano." Chaiten last had "an explosive eruption that generated a very big ash cloud," he added. "I would really worry about the village of Chaiten. I think they would want to get everybody out of there really soon."

In southern Peru, the Ubinas volcano shot out gases and ash twice on Friday, covering local homes and crops. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The eruptions shot ash up to 1,600 feet (500 meters) into the air, said Santos Alvarez, an official from the town of Ubinas.

Ubinas is located in the province of Moquegua, a 500 miles (800 kilometers) southeast of Lima. An eruption in April 2006 forced the temporary evacuation of nearby villagers.
Be the change....
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merovee
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the last time this volcano erupted was at least 9000years ago!

They thought it was dormant, and have no research on it. Chilean news is reporting that there are extensive chambers extending deep into the mantle that could pop, and since it is so cose to the pacific it could create a massive tsunami.

Not to mention the cooling effect of all the toxic ash. Look at some pictures of this if you get a chance, it's pretty impressive. Like an electric volcano.

There have also been reports of olivine chunks from the mantle raining down on villages in south america.
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I can't post the link from here, but the UK Mail news website has some awesome photos of lightening interacting with the ash plume. Really good desktop wall paper material.
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Sharon2
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Here's the volcano story from The New York Times...

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/07/world/americas/07chile.html?th&emc=th
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I find it kind of telling that the real implications and consequences of this eruption are being hidden from the mainsream media in the "common US media outlets" . In the BBC, Chinese,and other world news it is being reprted that it has been 9000 years since the last eruption, and that the ash plume is 20 MILES into the stratoshphere! It is also mentioned in some of these articles that Cjaiten is a caldera volcano, like yellowstone. It has four other volcanoes venting it. They are also shortening the radius of the evacuation zone so as to calm any concern that it might be serious. After all, we cant have two huge unprecedented disasters sharing the limelight at the same time (sarcasm intended). The evacuation zone in all the other stories is 100 miles! They also mention that they have no idea how much pressure has built up in this chamber and it is possible that it could blow p and collapse the southern part of chile into the pacific, creating a huge tsunami.

And this morning there is news of one of the other volcanoes on the same system, 40km south of it starting to become active with ashes and earthquakes as well.

This is serious, and us media is trying to tell us its routine, nothing to look at, move along...
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"agricultural production in this area will be practically nil...."

Wow. That's a bigger one than I thought. Funny how they didn't have much of a warning....
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merovee
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Thats where most of our grapes, berries and 'summer' fruits are imported from during winter in the northern hemisphere.

Im sure they grow other things in their fertile volcanic soil, and it will be quite expensive this winter to eat, and heat our chillier than usual homes.
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anna
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6.8 and a lot of aftershocks, Honshu, Japan...
Be the change....
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anna
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Mag. 6, Sandwich Islands...
Be the change....
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Aprylla
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I keep experiencing synchronicity with the word earthquake and/or people talking about earthquakes on the various podcasts I listen to. I wasn't worried at first but after like the 3rd or 4th podcast that I listened to mentioning earthquakes I began to wonder if something is trying to tell me something.
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anna
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sonork, might be these pics?
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/05/photogalleries/volcano-photos/in dex.html
Be the change....
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Sharon2
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Wow!!!
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Regina
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WOW is right. What an amazIng photograph! I've never seen lightning mixed in with an eruption before.
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sonorK
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anna,
Yep, those are the shots. Probably worth an award of some kind.
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Granny
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Oh dear ...

Magnitude 7.8 - EASTERN SICHUAN, CHINA

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Aprylla
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I heard over 7,000 dead so far in China. Man lots of stuff happening lately. It'll probably be higher than that according to what I've been reading on CNN.com.
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for any length of time, you must have some measure of consent." Aldous Huxley
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Granny
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Yes ...

Death toll is already rising in China and Burma death toll is going through the roof ... CNN said one quarter million possible if help does not get into Burma soon ... plus ... the rice fields were destroyed ... and the Chille volcano ... we've been getting grapes from there and now the ash is going to be a problem there ...

Hmm ... so sad ... so much suffering.

Gran

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