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Old 5th July 2019, 09:55 PM   #1
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Earthquakes! So many earthquakes

Soo, 6.4 earthquake yesterday, 7.1 today. Tomorrow will definitely be 7.8. I mean that's just science.*


Hope everyone is okay. Fortunately people in the area have some experience with these things.












*This is in no way science.
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Old 5th July 2019, 10:12 PM   #2
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https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/


There was also a moving swarm further south back in May. No idea if it could be related.
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Old 5th July 2019, 10:16 PM   #3
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There were 190 earthquakes of greater than 2.5 magnitude recorded in the US on 5th July.

Common as muck.
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Old 5th July 2019, 10:20 PM   #4
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You get used to them

And I wouldn't get too panicky

The chances are extremely slimmer of having a bigger one than not no matter how much the media tries to scare you for clicks/kicks
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Old 5th July 2019, 11:53 PM   #5
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Actually looks like it was fairly nasty going by the news
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Old 6th July 2019, 12:18 AM   #6
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There isn't a plague of frogs somewhere is there?
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Old 6th July 2019, 12:39 AM   #7
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An earthquake on the 4th July?

Has the United States been up to something that God would disapprove of, by any chance?
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Old 6th July 2019, 04:22 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
Actually looks like it was fairly nasty going by the news
That’s just the media trying to scare you like they did with the Christchurch quake and the Tohoku quake. Wake up sheeple! Open you’re eyez!
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Old 6th July 2019, 05:29 AM   #9
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I'm reminded of the young seismologist in Earthquake (1974) trying to convince his bosses that those (in the first hour or so) were not the Main Event, they were merely foreshocks and The Big One was imminent.
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Old 6th July 2019, 06:38 AM   #10
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Whatever happened to the old poster from JREF who would post a map with weird lines on it after every quake showing how it was exactly what, when, and where he predicted, even if he'd said there would be an 8.5 quake in Outer Mongolia on July 1st and smaller ones happened in California on July 5th? Know who I'm talking about?
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Old 6th July 2019, 06:43 AM   #11
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There isn't a plague of frogs somewhere is there?
I wouldn't call it a plague, but we have more that usual this year due to all the rain.

Maybe a hundred or so just around my house, drives my lab/dachshund nuts, he catches and eats one every now and then, probably not the best diet.
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Old 6th July 2019, 10:03 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by bobdroege7 View Post
I wouldn't call it a plague, but we have more that usual this year due to all the rain.

Maybe a hundred or so just around my house, drives my lab/dachshund nuts, he catches and eats one every now and then, probably not the best diet.
If they are good enough for the French.......
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Old 6th July 2019, 01:06 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by bobdroege7 View Post
I wouldn't call it a plague, but we have more that usual this year due to all the rain.

Maybe a hundred or so just around my house, drives my lab/dachshund nuts, he catches and eats one every now and then, probably not the best diet.
I saw a picture of a lab/dachshund once. Weirdest looking dog I'd ever seen.

I just have a regular dachshund.

But one of the dachshunds we had when I was a kid liked to eat the baby toads kids would collect down at La Ballona creek.
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Old 6th July 2019, 06:18 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Spektator View Post
Whatever happened to the old poster from JREF who would post a map with weird lines on it after every quake showing how it was exactly what, when, and where he predicted, even if he'd said there would be an 8.5 quake in Outer Mongolia on July 1st and smaller ones happened in California on July 5th? Know who I'm talking about?
King of the Americas? Got himself banned in 2017 I think it may have been.
His blog hasn’t been updated since 2017. Don’t know if he had his earthquake, hurricane, tornado woo posted there?
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Old 7th July 2019, 09:51 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by EHocking View Post
King of the Americas? Got himself banned in 2017 I think it may have been.
His blog hasn’t been updated since 2017. Don’t know if he had his earthquake, hurricane, tornado woo posted there?
That's the guy. KOTA. His rationales lacked rationality. Thanks!
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I'm in England and I've experienced two living here. Which I think is quite good going.
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Old 7th July 2019, 12:20 PM   #17
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That's the guy. KOTA. His rationales lacked rationality. Thanks!
I was wrong - not KoA, but Raptor Witness. Apologies to both.
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Old 7th July 2019, 03:57 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by carrps View Post
I saw a picture of a lab/dachshund once. Weirdest looking dog I'd ever seen.

I just have a regular dachshund.

But one of the dachshunds we had when I was a kid liked to eat the baby toads kids would collect down at La Ballona creek.
Tehy're breeding dachshunds in the lab now?!


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We had an earthquake once.

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Old 8th July 2019, 03:18 AM   #20
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That's the guy. KOTA. His rationales lacked rationality. Thanks!
Ah yes, not the King, but “The Most Dangerous Man In America”.

that title has since been usurped by another much more dangerous man in January 2017
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ENJOY THE MOMENTS YOU HAVE LEFT YOU ARE ALL GOING TO DIE*.












* at some point. Earthquakes may or may not be involved.
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Earthquakes are caused by people being too gay.
Same with forest fires.
Volcanoes, obviously.
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
Earthquakes are caused by people being too gay.
Same with forest fires.
Volcanoes, obviously.
I thought forest fires were down to a lack of raking.
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I thought forest fires were down to a lack of raking.
you pray or rake away the Gay.
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Ah yes, not the King, but “The Most Dangerous Man In America”.
The most dangerous man in America, part 2
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An earthquake on the 4th July?

Has the United States been up to something that God would disapprove of, by any chance?
My own favorite story about this is one of the few buildings in downtown San Francisco to survive the Earthquake and Fire of 1906 was Hoataling's Whiskey Distillery , which was of thick wall construction because that was early climate control,important in a distillery. When people said the quake and fire were God's judgement on San Francisco for being so wicked, this rhyme became popular:

"If God spanked the town for being over frisky,
Why did He burn the Churches, down, but spared Hoatling's Whiskey?".
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My own favorite story about this is one of the few buildings in downtown San Francisco to survive the Earthquake and Fire of 1906 was Hoataling's Whiskey Distillery , which was of thick wall construction because that was early climate control,important in a distillery. When people said the quake and fire were God's judgement on San Francisco for being so wicked, this rhyme became popular:

"If God spanked the town for being over frisky,
Why did He burn the Churches, down, but spared Hoatling's Whiskey?".
He finally stepped up 113 years later and burned down the Jim Beam factory.
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