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#1 key2thecup

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:49 AM

Strong earthquake strikes off northeastern Japan

A strong earthquake has jolted northeastern Japan and authorities have issued a warning of a possible tsunami.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says the earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Miyagi prefecture at 5:18 p.m. local time Friday. The epicentre was 10 kilometers beneath the seabed.

The warning said the tsunami could be as high as two metres.

Buildings in Tokyo swayed for at least several minutes.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/12/07/japan-earthquake.html




Japan earthquake tsunami warning issued

A tsunami warning has been issued after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's eastern coast.

The epicentre of the quake was about 245km (153 miles) south-east of Kamiashi at a depth of about 36km, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake was felt in the capital Tokyo, media report.
The tsunami warning was issued for the coast of Miyagi Prefecture, which was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20638696


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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:52 AM

man, am I glad it's japan and not VI. That juan de fuca plate isnt going to hold for much longer
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:59 AM

Heading there next week. Hope my friends there are alright.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:59 AM

thats crazy! I hope everything is ok and the tsunami doesn't hit
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:06 AM

Good Lord ...stay safe Japan.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:08 AM

Poor Japan
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:24 AM

Again!?
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:33 AM

Wow, wasn't that the prefecture that was wiped out!! Stay safe Japan!!
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:34 AM

Just realized this happened on the anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:26 AM

Good news - NBC is reporting that waves are only 3ft high.

http://worldnews.nbc...earthquake?lite



Updated at 5:10 a.m. ET: Tsunami waves up to 3 feet high hit the coast of Japan Friday, after a strong earthquake in the sea that shook buildings 300 miles away in Tokyo.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:19 AM

well, that's quite a lucky break,
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:43 AM

Just realized this happened on the anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor.

Sooo there is a god? :)
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:46 AM

Sooo there is a god? :)


Not sure if this is a horrible comment or a very funny one.

Edited by Henrik Sedin, 07 December 2012 - 10:46 AM.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:24 AM

Not sure if this is a horrible comment or a very funny one.


I'm going with horrible
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:28 AM

In before "These seem to be happening more and more often these days".
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