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Offline Justin Kissel

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Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?
« on: May 24, 2012, 04:26:02 PM »
Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?

This week marks the anniversary of the largest earthquake recorded, a magnitude-9.5 along southern Chile's coast in 1960...
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Re: Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012, 04:27:23 PM »
That video... mind=blown
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Re: Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2012, 04:57:15 PM »
Wow, and I was in that Virginia quake...man......I feel lucky now. So if the Tokyo quake is 35,000+X more powerful than mine, does that mean we would have talked about it here lcoally 35,000 times longer?

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Re: Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2012, 05:00:57 PM »
Never forget.

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Re: Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2012, 05:01:47 PM »
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Re: Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2012, 12:21:17 AM »
Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?

This week marks the anniversary of the largest earthquake recorded, a magnitude-9.5 along southern Chile's coast in 1960...
And to think I'm essentially sitting on top of a fault that has generated 9.0+ earthquakes in the past, if old tsunami records in Japan are any indication.
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