5.9-Magnitude Earthquake strikes near Pacific island of Tonga

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  1. DeMoN
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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100421/ap_on_...onga_earthquake
     
  2. jan777

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    shit. what's with earthquakes these times?
    maybe 2012 is true afterall?
     
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    All we can do i wait ^^
     
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    I'm not worried at all. If it's a global flood or something, I'm right dead in the center of Canada - Saskatchewan. It might be beachfront property, but it'll never be sunk!
     
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    Yeah, I believe that more people are just starting to take notice. Or we can blame al-Qaeda on this.
     
  6. ball2012003

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    there are earthquakes every day some big some some small it's part of life there is nothing to worry about
     
  7. Sterling

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    Honestly what I feel, and what I think are two different things.

    One I "feel" that the world may be coming to an end. I think however that (after reading several past comments), there is an increased awareness through the internet. What I "feel" actually may be a product of what I believe in (Christianity), and doesn't actually have anything to do with what everybody else calls "Logical" thinking.
     
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    It seems like the world is coming to an end but it isn't. It's just that after the Haiti earthquake, people just started to report about them more often.

    As you can see here, there have been tons of quakes, this year and years before.
     
  9. jan777

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    ahh. i see now.

    PROFIT $$$

    lol jk.
     
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    I don't think its nothing to worry about anymore. I just had a refresher course on how earthquakes are made and its basically a dominoe effect since the tectonic plates move in one place, they will move in another and the process keeps going until it will eventually fix itself...but why it would do it now is still a mystery to me.
     
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    The good news is, these earthquakes are getting weaker each time.
     
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    The quakes are getting weaker [​IMG]
     
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    5.x is pretty usual, there are several a day.
    ~7.x is starting to be big, and even with that power, depending the region of the world there will not be any casualties as the risky areas are already constructed correctly with anti-seismic buildings.

    only poor countries/regions have a lot of destructions and death, that's bad for them [​IMG]
     
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    I think I actually had a nightmare related to this last night.
    That the world was actually going to end, scary.
     

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