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  • Registered Users Posts: 18,996 ✭✭✭✭ gozunda
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    Fathom wrote: »
    Magnitude 6.0 earthquake
    Affected countries: The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Saint Barthélemy, Antigua and Barbuda, and Anguilla
    45 miles from Isabela, Puerto Rico · Sep 23, 8:23 PM

    The Bahamas really don't need any more disasters after Hurricane Dorian ..


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    gozunda wrote: »
    The Bahamas really don't need any more disasters after Hurricane Dorian ..
    Puerto Rico has not recovered from Maria. A category 5 hurricane. September 17, 2017.


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    Magnitude 6.7 earthquake
    43 miles from Constitución, Constitucion, Chile · Sep 29, 8:57 AM

    Earth's plates always in motion.


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    Magnitude 5.0 earthquake
    102 miles from Anchorage, AK · Oct 4, 5:28 AM


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    Earthquake levels appear normal. Not increasing.


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    Magnitude 5.2 earthquake
    604 miles from Whakatane, New Zealand · Oct 13, 2:57 PM

    Wonders if more Pacific Rim activity? Ring of Fire? Less elsewhere?


  • Registered Users Posts: 37,659 ✭✭✭✭ Itssoeasy
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    4.5 magnitude earthquake in California at 10:33pm west coast time(6:33am Irish time) and it was felt in San Francisco and Oakland areas. It's also two days before the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake which for people who lived through the one in 1989 might be a bit eerie.


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    Magnitude 5.9 earthquake
    92 miles from Bengkulu City, Bengkulu, Indonesia · Oct 14, 3:23 PM


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    2019 Ridgecrest earthquakes.
    Total damage at least $5.3 billion.


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    Significant Earthquakes - 2019.
    USGS list.


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    Magnitude 6.4 earthquake
    9 miles from Guayanilla, Puerto Rico · Jan 7, 12:24 AM
    10.0 km depth


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    Wow! Magnitude 7.7 earthquake
    Affected countries: The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Haiti, Honduras, and Cuba
    87 miles from Montego Bay, Jamaica · 11:10 AM


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,831 ✭✭✭ 764dak
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    Fathom wrote: »
    Wow! Magnitude 7.7 earthquake
    Affected countries: The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Haiti, Honduras, and Cuba
    87 miles from Montego Bay, Jamaica · 11:10 AM

    It was at 2:10 PM (7:10 PM GMT)

    It was really long too.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,681 ✭✭✭ BumperD
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    Fathom wrote: »
    Wow! Magnitude 7.7 earthquake
    Affected countries: The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Haiti, Honduras, and Cuba
    87 miles from Montego Bay, Jamaica · 11:10 AM

    I am in region affected was nasty enough but no tsunami ( there was a wave that came through but it was small). Minor structural damage (sink holes, cracks, piping, septic tanks ) etc but a reminder that the area is not equipped to handle or prepare for a tsunami all mobile alerts failed


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,681 ✭✭✭ BumperD
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    764dak wrote: »
    It was at 2:10 PM (7:10 PM GMT)

    It was really long too.

    The 2.10pm is eastern time , 7:10pm UTC. It lasted less than 1 minute. There were 10+ aftershocks last evening one 6.1. One only today of note hopefully that’s the end of it.


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    Rock-and-roll. If these are preshocks, the next may be an 8.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,681 ✭✭✭ BumperD
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    Fathom wrote: »
    Rock-and-roll. If these are preshocks, the next may be an 8.

    I Really hope not


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    Theory suggests that as the north & south poles lose the substantial weight of global warming, melting ice on top of their plates, they will rise and shift into other plates. Plates on plates, and many earthquakes about the world.


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    Aftershocks continue after Puerto Rico and Caribbean Sea earthquakes.


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    Magnitude 5.0 earthquake
    9 miles from Guanica, Guánica, Puerto Rico · 6:45 AM


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  • Registered Users Posts: 705 Granadino
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    There have been 100s of earthquakes in the Granada area in the last week, but only 3 of over 4.0. My first experience of them, and a little nervous. There seems to be a regular flow of small tremors throughout the day and night.
    Last Saturday, Tuesday night and last night there were 4.0+ earthquakes. :eek:

    https://www.volcanodiscovery.com/es/earthquakes/spain-portugal.html


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    Granadino wrote: »
    There have been 100s of earthquakes in the Granada area in the last week, but only 3 of over 4.0.
    Mini-shocks to release pressure? Or pre-shocks of a coming big one?


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    Fathom wrote: »
    Mini-shocks to release pressure? Or pre-shocks of a coming big one?

    No idea 🀷*♂️


  • Registered Users Posts: 94 ✭✭ zvone
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    During Petrinja Mayor Darinko Dumbovic press conference 6.3 earthquake hit Croatia. Half of the town has been destroyed... 7 people died.





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    Couple ruptures late 2020. Los Angeles approaching Big One?


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    Magnitude 6.3 earthquake
    100 miles from Papua New Guinea · Feb 6, 9:45 PM


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    Magnitude 7.7 earthquake
    Affected countries: New Caledonia and Vanuatu
    292 miles from Vanuatu · 5:20 AM


    Wow! :eek:


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    Near New Zealand shakes for itself: 7.3 and 7.4 and 8.1. Tsunami warning!

    What's happening? Plates moving?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 359 ✭✭ Timmyr
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    Fathom wrote: »
    Near New Zealand shakes for itself: 7.3 and 7.4 and 8.1. Tsunami warning!

    What's happening? Plates moving?

    Felt it lastnight, and now we have tsunami warnings


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