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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

No biggie

6.4 Earthquake in Bay of Plenty.

A reply from an email I sent to someone on the Eastern Bay of Plenty coast: I guess it was too deep to cause any major concerns, but it looks rather impressive on the seismograph though doesn't it:Large earthquakes give no warnings - at least none that anyone has yet worked out. There is no build up of activity beforehand, neither is there a period of inactivity - it just happens. I suspect there must be some indicator and when it is found it will save thousands of lives and save billions of dollars in preventable losses. But if the Americans. Japanese, Chinese, Indians, Italians etc. haven't found it yet, I don't know if this country, with our modest resources, will beat them to it.

It was recorded all over the country:

UPDATE | Thursday 5PM: From RNZ: GNS drilling proposal:


At 30/9/10 1:08 am, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are we talking about possible dormant volcanoes coming to life?

At 30/9/10 9:55 am, Anonymous travellerev said...

But don't you know? NASA thinks they are on a breakthrough after funny lights were recorded over the earthquake in China a couple of years ago.


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