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Posted on 04/20/2006 7:47:49 PM PDT by SierraWasp
7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Russian Far East
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch Last Update: 10:35 PM ET Apr 20, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Russian Far East early Friday afternoon, officials reported.
There were reports of damage in some Pacific region villages, and some injuries, according to the Associated Press.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said the earthquake posed no tsunami threat to Japan.
The epicenter of the quake, with a depth of almost 27 miles, was in the Koryak region, about 3,900 miles north northeast of Moscow, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake is considered "major," just a notch below the most-severe "great" category , and occurred at 12:25 p.m. local time on Friday, the USGS added.
A couple of days ago, San Francisco commemorated the 100-year anniversary of the "Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906," a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, which razed surrounding areas.
According to the USGS, that earthquake was the most damaging in U.S. history.
We'll see what else gets shaken loose over the next few days.
For the life of me, I can't figure out why this isn't in "Breaking News" sidebar as I requested!!!
Prayers for them! That's a BIG quake...
It is now, that's how I found out about it.
It's been posted 2 or 3 times. :-)
Worth noting that it was a complete whiff for prediction frauds Stan Deyo and Jim Berkland, and occured as far from a New or Full Moon as it could possibly be.
It may take some time to hit the FR database. It's in breaking news now.
Well I searched the sidebar area really fast as it's seldom I'm able to git somethin into, or to stick in "Breaking News" and I din't see anything. They've evidently merged the two threads as the link you provided just take me back to "my comments!" Thanks for fillin me in.
I sure couldn't find it! But I don't trust the search feature, either. Every time I stop to screw around with THAT thing... I get burned to the ground on posting rapidly. I want 10,000 posts/threads like the master poster... "NormsRevenge!!!" (he's da man!!!)(grin)
The towns of Tilichiki and Khailino appear to have been right over the fault that moved.
Very very sad; the area was already an impoverished, depressing craphole with the highest rate of Tuberculosis in the entire world...
LOL.. No problem, that was a pretty big jolt, even if not a lot of folks felt it.
Your thread is different, not a repost, I'm only linking so it's easier for everyone to find the related threads.
My speed has jumped from 28kps to 50.6!!! I have a long way to go to get ahead you broadband guys and your "speed of light" always on connections. So that's why fast posting is so danged important to me, si?
I git so danged excited it's pathetic!!! I be cool now, however...
There already is a thread on this I believe~
Kamchatka, for you Risk players...
Good graphic representation.
Good! Related threads are important!! Just so mine gits ALL the limelight, dangit!!! (grin) I gotta catch up with NormsRevenge before I die, or Mrs. Wasp kills me, dont'cha know???
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