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Gman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-28-05 12:10 PM
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73. They may be safe. Its been over 2 hours since the quake.
Edited on Mon Mar-28-05 12:12 PM by Gman
I think we would be hearing by now. It's been over 2 hours since the quake. We would have heard of a tsunami hitting Indonesia by now.
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  -Magnitude 8.2 - NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA Gman  Mar-28-05 10:45 AM   #0 
  - Oh no  Mari333   Mar-28-05 10:46 AM   #1 
  - That's a major earthquake.  Bleachers7   Mar-28-05 10:47 AM   #2 
  - How fast can you sprint?  Pachamama   Mar-28-05 12:28 PM   #85 
  - About 40 minutes ago........  tyedyeto   Mar-28-05 10:49 AM   #3 
  - there is a tsunami watch going on now  dweller   Mar-28-05 10:50 AM   #6 
  - About an hour from the quake  jojo54   Mar-28-05 10:56 AM   #16 
  - The Tsunami would hit Indonesia immediately after the quake - minutes  Zynx   Mar-28-05 11:01 AM   #28 
  - Not necessarily. Last time tsunami was 2 hours before hit.  Pallas180   Mar-28-05 11:34 AM   #53 
     - That was hours before it hit Thailand and Sri Lanka  Zynx   Mar-28-05 11:50 AM   #68 
  - I'm sure by now they're all heading to the highlands  LynneSin   Mar-28-05 11:15 AM   #44 
     - I would hope for both......  tyedyeto   Mar-28-05 11:18 AM   #47 
  - Geez  Spazito   Mar-28-05 10:49 AM   #4 
  - No Tsunami warning for US  Bleachers7   Mar-28-05 10:50 AM   #5 
  - But is there one for the regions that were affected in Dec.? n/t  tyedyeto   Mar-28-05 10:51 AM   #7 
     - I was looking.  Bleachers7   Mar-28-05 10:53 AM   #9 
     - yes  Merope215   Mar-28-05 11:00 AM   #26 
  - USGS tsunami bulletin  Merope215   Mar-28-05 10:52 AM   #8 
  - That says 8.5???? Whoa. This is bad.  Zynx   Mar-28-05 10:55 AM   #12 
  - Right, plus there's the "has potential  Merope215   Mar-28-05 10:57 AM   #17 
     - That's not the kind of fault line  XemaSab   Mar-28-05 01:16 PM   #101 
  - Uh,, correction, that's a NOAA bulletin  GOPFighter   Mar-28-05 11:19 AM   #48 
     - Sorry about that  Merope215   Mar-28-05 11:25 AM   #50 
  - 8.2+ EARTHQUAKE, POSSIBLE TSUNAMI INDONESIA  Zynx   Mar-28-05 10:53 AM   # 
  - oh shit  stellanoir   Mar-28-05 10:53 AM   #10 
  - Oh no...  AFSCME girl   Mar-28-05 10:54 AM   #11 
  - Huge!  Whoa_Nelly   Mar-28-05 10:55 AM   #13 
  - they cannot get a break. n/t  lies and propaganda   Mar-28-05 10:56 AM   #14 
  - These are a lot of very powerful quakes.  Sentinel Chicken   Mar-28-05 10:56 AM   #15 
  - Maybe Bush was testing nukes again.  Bleachers7   Mar-28-05 10:57 AM   #18 
  - Yeah, it's a test for the big event here in the U.S. about the third  TheGoldenRule   Mar-28-05 11:40 AM   #57 
  - I'm not familiar with the Acronyms....  Blue Belle   Mar-28-05 01:18 PM   #102 
  - LIHOP = Let it happen on purpose  meganmonkey   Mar-28-05 01:24 PM   #103 
  - LIHOP=Let It Happen On Purpose ... MIHOP=Make It Happen On Purpose  Straight Shooter   Mar-28-05 01:28 PM   #106 
  - Wow  smitty   Mar-28-05 03:33 PM   #127 
  - Not this again.....  DinoBoy   Mar-28-05 12:15 PM   #79 
  - I think these are all aftershocks from the 9.5 one quake  Gman   Mar-28-05 10:58 AM   #19 
  - Isn't this bigger than the last one that hit there?  doublethink   Mar-28-05 10:59 AM   #20 
     - Nope  Bleachers7   Mar-28-05 10:59 AM   #22 
     - Not yet - but that one was revised up repeatedly. This could be too.  Zynx   Mar-28-05 11:00 AM   #25 
     - After the first big one ...  Sentinel Chicken   Mar-28-05 11:34 AM   #51 
  - Oh geez....  LynzM   Mar-28-05 10:59 AM   #21 
  - Exactly as predicted  allemand   Mar-28-05 10:59 AM   #23 
  - Wow!  Spazito   Mar-28-05 11:03 AM   #30 
  - Is there a link between Mt. St Helens going off and major earthquakes  RandomKoolzip   Mar-28-05 11:00 AM   #24 
  - Negative - entirely different plates.  Zynx   Mar-28-05 11:01 AM   #27 
  - Okay...thanks for the clarification....  RandomKoolzip   Mar-28-05 11:02 AM   #29 
     - BBC is covering the quake  malaise   Mar-28-05 11:09 AM   #37 
        - CNN still has Schiavo as top story  AllegroRondo   Mar-28-05 11:14 AM   #42 
           - Yeah, she took a drop of wine  LynneSin   Mar-28-05 11:18 AM   #46 
  - The Pacific Rim AKA The Rim of Fire...  1monster   Mar-28-05 11:14 AM   #43 
  - I agree with you, and then some  velcrounderground   Mar-28-05 11:50 AM   #67 
     - I don't believe in that astrology nonsense, but....  RandomKoolzip   Mar-28-05 12:17 PM   #80 
        - They are connected in a very broad sense  DinoBoy   Mar-28-05 12:23 PM   #83 
           - True dat, DinoBoy.  RandomKoolzip   Mar-28-05 12:30 PM   #86 
  - Crap! I hope there's no Tsunami. n/t  GOPBasher   Mar-28-05 11:04 AM   #31 
  - Scary....  dethl   Mar-28-05 11:05 AM   #32 
  - Crap! I hope there's no way Tsunami. n/t  GOPBasher   Mar-28-05 11:05 AM   #33 
  - MSNBC Link:  meganmonkey   Mar-28-05 11:05 AM   #34 
  - NOAA Tsunami Warning (8.5)  brooklynite   Mar-28-05 11:06 AM   #35 
  - man...talk about damned hard luck  Blue_Tires   Mar-28-05 11:06 AM   #36 
  - The earliest report of the Dec 26 earthquake said it was "only" 8.1,  Minstrel Boy   Mar-28-05 11:10 AM   #38 
  - Gee  Corgigal   Mar-28-05 11:11 AM   #39 
  - Oh goodness  meganmonkey   Mar-28-05 11:16 AM   #45 
  - I don't believe in god but I am praying for these people.....  expatriot   Mar-28-05 11:12 AM   #40 
  - another good earthquake monitoring site is  unhappycamper   Mar-28-05 11:13 AM   #41 
  - Oh, no ...  Delphinus   Mar-28-05 11:24 AM   #49 
  - link from cnn.com  steve2470   Mar-28-05 11:34 AM   #52 
  - GOOD News/Bad News  Up2Late   Mar-28-05 11:35 AM   #54 
  - Science Wins, God Loses.  Hard Attack   Mar-28-05 11:38 AM   #55 
  - HERE IS THE LINK -- SCIENCE PREDICTED THIS LAST WEEK  Hard Attack   Mar-28-05 11:46 AM   #65 
  - God controls everything.  Bleachers7   Mar-28-05 11:48 AM   #66 
  - I don't think so  DS1   Mar-28-05 01:26 PM   #105 
  - Major earthquake strikes off Indonesia; tsunami warning issued  steve2470   Mar-28-05 11:40 AM   #56 
  - Could be an aftershock from the 9.0 big one?  Endangered Specie   Mar-28-05 11:41 AM   #58 
  - To my understanding ,Yes.  montana_hazeleyes   Mar-28-05 06:56 PM   #132 
  - OMG! And I just had the most awful thought.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-28-05 11:41 AM   #59 
  - Yikes  dhinojosa   Mar-28-05 11:42 AM   #61 
  - Re: The day after Christmas and day after Easter..  SCRUBDASHRUB   Mar-28-05 12:22 PM   #81 
  - how did you stumble across this ? nt  steve2470   Mar-28-05 11:41 AM   #60 
  - I get USGS emails on earthquakes  Gman   Mar-28-05 11:44 AM   #63 
  - It's been all over cable news -nt  Catchawave   Mar-28-05 11:45 AM   #64 
  - What wingnut will be the first to say this is God expressing anger over  geek tragedy   Mar-28-05 11:43 AM   #62 
  - Bingo.  SCRUBDASHRUB   Mar-28-05 12:22 PM   #82 
  - Surely God's aim could be a bit better than that?  gkhouston   Mar-28-05 12:36 PM   #88 
  - Fred Phelps?  meganmonkey   Mar-28-05 12:41 PM   #91 
  - If that were the case, it would hit here not there  HeeBGBz   Mar-28-05 03:25 PM   #126 
  - CNNI is saying the quake lasted 3 minutes, 8.5 magnitude  lebkuchen   Mar-28-05 11:53 AM   #69 
  - DU beats CNN by 30 minutes!  Catchawave   Mar-28-05 11:54 AM   #70 
  - LOL!  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-28-05 01:03 PM   #99 
  - That's why a lot of come here my friend  nolabels   Mar-28-05 01:47 PM   #109 
     - Yep, exactly....the rest is just details! -nt  Catchawave   Mar-28-05 05:56 PM   #131 
  - Link  kokofitz   Mar-28-05 12:03 PM   #71 
  - BBC World: No tsunami yet in Banda Aceh  allemand   Mar-28-05 12:08 PM   #72 
  - They may be safe. Its been over 2 hours since the quake.  Gman   Mar-28-05 12:10 PM   #73 
  - The report on Yahoo news said that if nothing happens  RebelOne   Mar-28-05 12:12 PM   #74 
  - It's actually just over an hour  Roxy66   Mar-28-05 12:15 PM   #78 
     - Nope, over 2 hours. Quake occurred at 11:09 am EST. n/t  Shakespeare   Mar-28-05 12:24 PM   #84 
  - Banda Aceh would be shielded by its location on the island  Zynx   Mar-28-05 12:47 PM   #96 
     - This town? Shielded?  allemand   Mar-28-05 01:01 PM   #97 
  - Appears to be <75 km from 26 Dec epicenter  DinoBoy   Mar-28-05 12:12 PM   #75 
  - This map shows quakes >7.0 since 1900  DinoBoy   Mar-28-05 01:58 PM   #115 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-28-05 02:00 PM   #116 
        - Tectonic stress moving south this time?  allemand   Mar-28-05 02:18 PM   #119 
           - It generally moves laterally along the rupture zone  DinoBoy   Mar-28-05 02:25 PM   #120 
              - There was a report in Nature that the stress in the Sunda trench to the  allemand   Mar-28-05 02:38 PM   #122 
  - People watch the animals  Corgigal   Mar-28-05 12:13 PM   #76 
  - The Northern Sumatrans didn't do anything to Terri Schiavo  rocknation   Mar-28-05 12:14 PM   #77 
  - 1:28PM FAUX - "day after Christmas / Easter"  paineinthearse   Mar-28-05 12:33 PM   #87 
  - Perfect Let's stir the morans up,eh,fox?  there-s a   Mar-28-05 12:44 PM   #93 
  - God must have something against christians  AllegroRondo   Mar-28-05 12:45 PM   #94 
  - oh, my friend, they won't interpret it that way.  jdj   Mar-28-05 01:52 PM   #112 
  - *sigh* I hate being right sometimes.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-28-05 01:02 PM   #98 
  - 1:34PM Faux - "geometrically"  paineinthearse   Mar-28-05 12:37 PM   #89 
  - Yes, you're correct.  Willy Lee   Mar-28-05 12:39 PM   #90 
  - Geometric growth is exponential. It is a matter of degree...  harlinnchi   Mar-28-05 12:43 PM   #92 
  - They are synonyms, nt.  jwcomer   Mar-28-05 03:09 PM   #123 
  - They issued warnings & running, so they are safe.  Dcitizen   Mar-28-05 12:45 PM   #95 
  - Quake Seen Likely Forcing Tsunami Waves to South (Mauritius)  allemand   Mar-28-05 01:10 PM   #100 
  - "Dozens have died..."  Willy Lee   Mar-28-05 01:24 PM   #104 
  - USGS updated and increased the magnitude from 8.2 to 8.7  temperancedissent   Mar-28-05 01:31 PM   #107 
  - QUAKE NOW 8.7!  Zynx   Mar-28-05 01:34 PM   #108 
  - Jesus Christ!  Lone Pawn   Mar-28-05 01:49 PM   #110 
  - Did you guys watched the USGS briefing on TV?  IndianaGreen   Mar-28-05 01:51 PM   #111 
     - It has been nearly 3 hours, no?  Willy Lee   Mar-28-05 01:53 PM   #113 
        - This was on about 10 minutes ago  IndianaGreen   Mar-28-05 01:56 PM   #114 
        - There is another LBN thread  DinoBoy   Mar-28-05 02:07 PM   #118 
  - 50 confirmed dead on island of Nias  derby378   Mar-28-05 02:01 PM   #117 
  - Expert warns of third massive quake  allemand   Mar-28-05 02:31 PM   #121 
  - Those poor people.  Zhade   Mar-28-05 03:14 PM   #124 
  - Oh shit, not again  HeeBGBz   Mar-28-05 03:17 PM   #125 
  - It could happen again  smitty   Mar-28-05 03:59 PM   #128 
  - So, did W rush back from his  deadparrot   Mar-28-05 04:03 PM   #129 
  - Major quake off Indonesia kills nearly 300  soup   Mar-28-05 05:29 PM   #130 
  - BBC Link (Tuesday 01:43 GMT)  Jack Rabbit   Mar-28-05 08:06 PM   #133 
  - KICK  DulceDecorum   Mar-28-05 10:01 PM   #134 
  - This pic of motor transport is 'Normal' and not 'crowd' as AP says  dArKeR   Mar-28-05 10:30 PM   #135 
  - Lethal Quake Rattles Tsunami Zone  Liberty Belle   Mar-29-05 06:12 AM   #136 
     - Some Data  Wilms   Mar-29-05 06:12 AM   #137 
     - Someone else here posted that a tidal wave hit Australia.  Liberty Belle   Mar-29-05 06:12 AM   #140 
        - Only a small tsunami, 25 to 50cm  allemand   Mar-29-05 06:12 AM   #141 
     - You have to wonder what hell Indonesia is going through!!!  lovuian   Mar-29-05 06:12 AM   #138 
     - Death toll over 2K now according to cable n/t  MADem   Mar-29-05 06:12 AM   #139 
 

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