Earthquake shakes Japan awake - 6.7
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:06a.m.
A magnitude-6.7 earthquake rattled northeast Japan early this morning in the same area where a massive quake triggered a deadly tsunami in March.
There have been no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
The moment the quake struck
The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning for the region after the quake, but cancelled it about an hour later.
The temblor struck the region of the Pacific where a magnitude-9.0 quake hit on March 11, triggering a huge tsunami. At least 23,000 people were killed or left missing in those disasters, which destroyed hundreds of homes, offices and factories in northeastern Japan.
Today's quake hit about 47km off the shore of Iwate prefecture at 6:51am (local time), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Much of the coast in the area is still heavily damaged from March's disasters.
The US Pacific Tsunami warning centre said it did not expect a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami.
The quake, 32km deep, caused tremors across the northern half of the country, including Tokyo, which is about 524km to the southwest.
It was followed by several smaller aftershocks, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Japan is located on the Ring of Fire, an arc of volcanoes and fault lines spanning the Pacific Basin, and is regularly hit by earthquakes.
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25/06/2011 9:02:06 p.m.
24/06/2011 4:26:50 p.m.
wake em up wrote:
Hey watcher-dutchsinse on utube is predicting a 6 plus for the pacific nw within 2 weeks and yellowstone is rumbling around a place called joseph's coat. According to him, there are going to be multiple large quakes around the ring of fire and even Europe will be taking a hit. Check it out! Glad Jesus warned us that all this was coming, or I would be peeing myself by now!
24/06/2011 6:40:14 a.m.
Oh dear Alex Jones,
The whales and dolphins are laughing at you... So am I.
Love, The compassionate "Amerikan" Greg
24/06/2011 2:03:51 a.m.
Oh Dear Alex Jones, the whales and dolphins are laughing at you. So am I.
Love, the compassionate "amerikan" Greg
23/06/2011 6:06:49 p.m.
The strength, courage, organizational skills and respect for law and order that the Japanese have exhibited over the past months since the tsunami (and historically) are so admirable and inspiring. May the peace that comes from God's limitless love for you sustain you all and give you hope in the midst of doubt and despair. I know I speak for so many who are unable to write, but pray for you every day.
23/06/2011 6:06:31 p.m.
23/06/2011 5:49:52 p.m.
God is love wrote:
There is not a place on this planet that does not have tragic occurrences happen. These occurrences have been happening since this planet came into being. To blame God, or any people is unfair and unrealistic. Nature has a way of cleansing the earth, although sometimes it becomes violent, it is nature's way. Many changes are made in these occurrences, and most of the time they are beneficial for the environment although it is hard to understand.
23/06/2011 5:39:15 p.m.
Just wait and see the huge swarm of quakes that will happen in late 2011- the Pacific Rim, South America, and even middle United States- this will be nothing by comparison.
Prepared yet? You should be.
23/06/2011 4:53:42 p.m.
Alex Jones wrote:
Oh dear Greg
What an immature understanding of the world you have.
Are you per chance am Amerikan?
Responsible for the killing of over 1 million men women and children in the middle east and littering the area with depleted uranium to cause horendous birth defects for the next few hundred years.
The same people who TESTED two different types of nuclear weapons on the oppressed CIVILIANS of Japan in WWII.
If you look on the first page of your user manual I think it says something to the effect of...
1. Wake up
Then in the troubleshooting section it should say something like...
A. If after waking up it is still dark, try removing ones head from ones rectum.
And in the appendix pages in the further reading section you will find references to the New World Order, The Builderberg Group, The Trilateral Commission and other such real world menaces.
Study hard, learn the truth
But above all, learn compassion
23/06/2011 4:47:10 p.m.
Mark Richardson wrote:
Fortunately, the Japanese will commit hari-kari without our help..
But they sure are pooping up the planet.
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