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NZ earthquake #204567
12/23/11 01:46 AM
12/23/11 01:46 AM
Niko  Offline OP
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New Zealand gets hit with another quake. i hope our friends are OK.



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Re: NZ earthquake [Re: Niko] #204568
12/23/11 02:27 AM
12/23/11 02:27 AM
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sparkyinak  Offline
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Alaska
Same here. It was a not a major one and no reports of injuries or damage


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Re: NZ earthquake [Re: sparkyinak] #204571
12/23/11 02:50 AM
12/23/11 02:50 AM
Trumpy  Offline

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SI,New Zealand
Yeah,
Pretty much more of the same.
One thing you have to realise is that today is the day before Xmas Eve here, the malls and shops would have been packed with shoppers, before these and the airport were fully evacuated.
There were in fact 6 quakes, varying from 5.0 to 6.0, had they have been any larger, there could have been a very different outcome.

As per usual, there has been the phone networks (land and cell) go out, power is off to some parts of Christchurch and the liquefaction has returned.
This is just brilliant, all the hard work that has been done here by volunteers to clean the city up, has pretty much been undone.
It's just really frustrating to see this happening time and again.

Re: NZ earthquake [Re: Trumpy] #204573
12/23/11 03:42 AM
12/23/11 03:42 AM
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sparkyinak  Offline
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Alaska
Glad everyone is alright. Shaken (no pun intended) but alright


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Re: NZ earthquake [Re: Niko] #204576
12/23/11 09:03 AM
12/23/11 09:03 AM
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Brick, NJ USA
This is the first I've heard of this news. Glad that all are alright.

Odd that the area 'news' had no mention of this.


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Re: NZ earthquake [Re: Niko] #204617
12/24/11 11:54 PM
12/24/11 11:54 PM
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harold endean  Offline
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Boonton, NJ
Trumpy,

That goes for me too. I have relations in NSW Australia and I tend to worry about you guys down there.


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