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post #61 of 332
Crazy! A tsunami is coming towards this way (San Francisco); ETA around 8 in the morning.

If possible stay safe Intangible.

Al Jazeera English's Youtube channel has a broadcast of the quake -> http://www.youtube.com/aljazeeraenglish?feature=ticker
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Hawaii is getting some too, around 3.0
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sharaktengu View Post
Was in the shower when the eathquake hit here in Nagoya, it wasn't that bad here, and the tsunami was only 2 meters. Phones aren't working well. I was more worried about my friends on the east part of japan in Chiba near Tokyo where a gas factory or whatever you call it exploded and now it looks like a nuclear mushroom only its made out of fire.
Thx to facebook I know they are ok.
Sounds better than what most would expect.
I'm surprised phones still work.
Watch yourselves out there.

...oh, and OT: I thought most of you use mixi. Meh, w/e.
EDIT: Just realized it might be down with all that happening. My apologies.
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post #64 of 332
the tsunami alert site has a bandwidth limit exceeded error. http://tsunamialerts.org/
post #65 of 332
but you can check out the NOAA tsunami alert center http://www.weather.gov/ptwc/index.php?region=1
post #66 of 332
Quote:
Originally Posted by Toransu View Post
Sounds better than what most would expect.
I'm surprised phones still work.
Watch yourselves out there.

...oh, and OT: I thought most of you use mixi. Meh, w/e.
EDIT: Just realized it might be down with all that happening. My apologies.
No worries. I'm a foreign student so I'm not a born Japanese so I use Facebook more than mixi, but that aside I'm just glad I know they are safe I prolly wouldn't be able to sleep 2night if I didn't have any messages from them.

Anyway all the channels here are filled with the news. If you guys wanna know more in detail just ask
    
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post #67 of 332
Not to sound inhumane, but from a scientific POV, the recent earthquakes are mostly happening on the "Ring of Fire" fault lines. The Chilean earthquake was the catalyst but the problem is no one can exactly predict when a earthquake happens.

It's pretty much Russian Roulette for anyone living on or near the fault lines around the Ring of Fire. I'm in San Francisco =(

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I am glad a lot of PC components are being made in China today, otherwise we would all be in for some crappy availability and prices.

Anyway, my heartfelt best wishes go out to all those affected by this event.
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post #69 of 332
Nice one
I'm going to be up around 7AM in the morning; either the tsunami already hit Vancouver Island or about 1 hour away.
post #70 of 332
Oh man, i heard about it this morning.

Hope everyone is alright down there and they are getting the help they need.
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