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Asia Earthquake kills 60,000 EXACTLY one year after Iran quake kills 26,000
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Posted on 12/28/2004 9:01:47 AM PST by soccer_linux_mozilla

Coincidence?

A massive earthquake in Asia unleashed tsunamis killing thousands, exactly one year to the hour after the Bam, Iran earthquake killed 26,000. What are the odds of two of the most destructive earthquakes in decades occuring exactly one year apart- almost to the minute!

December 26, 2003 - Bam, Iran, only 6.6 on the richter scale, but quake is centered directly under the city- 26,000 dead.

December 26, 2004 - Centered off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the massive quake, which measured 9.0 on the richter scale, unleashed tidal waves across the Indian Ocean.


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KEYWORDS: asia; dead; deathtoll; earthquake; iran; iranquake; orgasm3quix; orgasm4quix; pagingtruth666; sumatraquake; tinfoilbikini; tsunami
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1 posted on 12/28/2004 9:01:47 AM PST by soccer_linux_mozilla
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

A strong earthquake occurred at 01:56:52 (UTC) on Friday, December 26, 2003. The magnitude 6.6 event has been located in SOUTHEASTERN IRAN.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/Quakes/uscvad.htm

A great earthquake occurred at 00:58:55 (UTC) on Sunday, December 26, 2004. The magnitude 8.1 event has been located OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/Quakes/at00000264.htm


2 posted on 12/28/2004 9:02:54 AM PST by soccer_linux_mozilla (I believe in the potential of Open Source software: Linux, Mozilla, Firefox, OpenOffice,etc)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Bush's fault.


3 posted on 12/28/2004 9:02:55 AM PST by ConservativeMan55 (DON'T FIRE UNTIL YOU SEE THE WHITES OF THE CURTAINS THEY ARE WEARING ON THEIR HEADS !)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla
What are the odds of two of the most destructive earthquakes in decades occuring exactly one year apart- almost to the minute!

I would venture the odds are much lower than someone thinking their vanity post belongs in breaking news and front page news, since that happens all the time here.

4 posted on 12/28/2004 9:03:39 AM PST by dirtboy (To make a pearl, you must first irritate an oyster)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla
Coincidence?

Well...yes. What else could it be?

5 posted on 12/28/2004 9:03:42 AM PST by Physicist
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To: ConservativeMan55

....the CIA is testing a weapon of mass destruction....


6 posted on 12/28/2004 9:04:23 AM PST by superiorslots
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

However, the earth was not in the exact same position around the sun, as 2004 was a leap year.


7 posted on 12/28/2004 9:04:37 AM PST by dirtboy (To make a pearl, you must first irritate an oyster)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla
Not surprising: Global warming runs in cycles

< / sarcasm >

8 posted on 12/28/2004 9:04:46 AM PST by Popman
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla
So you're suggesting someone orchestrated these natural disasters one year apart?

Who do you think is behind this dastardly plot?

10 posted on 12/28/2004 9:04:57 AM PST by NittanyLion
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Interesting thing about dates and probability is that in any group of, say, 20-30 people you're virtually guaranteed that two will have the same birthday....most people, just guessing, would assume the probability would be much lower.


11 posted on 12/28/2004 9:05:03 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Where on the planet was Michael Moore when these things happened? I think there ought to be an investigation!


12 posted on 12/28/2004 9:05:22 AM PST by COBOL2Java (If this isn't the End Times it certainly is a reasonable facsimile...)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

and your point is???


13 posted on 12/28/2004 9:06:15 AM PST by sonserae
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To: KylaStarr; Cindy; StillProud2BeFree; nw_arizona_granny; Revel; Velveeta; Dolphy; ...

Wow. That is spooky!


14 posted on 12/28/2004 9:06:31 AM PST by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: NittanyLion

I'm not suggesting anything - I'm just surprised by the timinb of the 2 largest quakes in recent memory.


15 posted on 12/28/2004 9:06:33 AM PST by soccer_linux_mozilla (I believe in the potential of Open Source software: Linux, Mozilla, Firefox, OpenOffice,etc)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

26 Dec 04 - Indian Ocean Earthquake - 50,000 dead
26 Dec 03 - Iran Quake - 25,000 dead
26 Jan 02 - Gujarat Earthquake - 30,000 dead


16 posted on 12/28/2004 9:06:36 AM PST by Srirangan
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Drudgereport has death toll at over 40,000. Still counting More people missing yet.


17 posted on 12/28/2004 9:06:46 AM PST by television is just wrong (Our sympathies are misguided with illegal aliens.)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla
It's my SUV's fault.
18 posted on 12/28/2004 9:07:22 AM PST by b4its2late (Sometimes too much to drink isn't enough.)
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To: television is just wrong

Drudge has 60,000. Update your browser


19 posted on 12/28/2004 9:08:06 AM PST by soccer_linux_mozilla (I believe in the potential of Open Source software: Linux, Mozilla, Firefox, OpenOffice,etc)
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To: NittanyLion

Lex Luthor or possibly Dr. Doom


20 posted on 12/28/2004 9:08:53 AM PST by escapefromboston (manny ortez: mvp)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

I think God is b*tch slapping allah!


21 posted on 12/28/2004 9:09:02 AM PST by WarPaint
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

I don't want to get flamed by my comments but just want to pose a thought. In the Bible, God destroyed entire nations that were pagan by natural disasters. These countries for the most part are pagan...worship multiple Gods, don't worship the God of the Bible, could this still be the case?


22 posted on 12/28/2004 9:09:33 AM PST by sonserae
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To: Physicist; dirtboy
The wife and I were thinking of Sumatra for our 30th anniversary next year. Guess that trip is out.

The news agencies keep pouring in new stories and film by the minute. It amazes me at some of the stupid questions being asked by some reporters.

Question!!! Arn't the reporters and emergency workers potentially in danger from a follow up tusmani?

23 posted on 12/28/2004 9:11:42 AM PST by AGreatPer (See You At The Freeper Ball - Maybe)
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To: sonserae

I'd like to think that was Old Covenant stuff.


24 posted on 12/28/2004 9:11:53 AM PST by COBOL2Java (If this isn't the End Times it certainly is a reasonable facsimile...)
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To: AGreatPer
Question!!! Arn't the reporters and emergency workers potentially in danger from a follow up tusmani?

Only if the reporters don't wear their water wings.

25 posted on 12/28/2004 9:12:44 AM PST by dirtboy (To make a pearl, you must first irritate an oyster)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

I suspect the timing of this.


26 posted on 12/28/2004 9:13:53 AM PST by ConservativeChris
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To: sonserae
As a Bible believing Christian, I would say you are trying to troll...

Back in the day natural disasters happened and pagans died. But when God struck, a Prophet is first sent to warn and get people to repent. Was this the case?

27 posted on 12/28/2004 9:14:33 AM PST by Zavien Doombringer (Have you gotten your Viking Kittie Patch today? Freepmail Visualops or myself for details)
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To: AGreatPer
Question!!! Arn't the reporters and emergency workers potentially in danger from a follow up tusmani?

For the emergency workers, I sure hope not. As for the stupid reporters...

[In my best Jack Benny voice]: "I'm thinking!"

28 posted on 12/28/2004 9:15:19 AM PST by COBOL2Java (If this isn't the End Times it certainly is a reasonable facsimile...)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Tin foil hat time.


29 posted on 12/28/2004 9:15:19 AM PST by roaddog727 (The marginal propensity to save is 1 minus the marginal propensity to consume.)
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To: sonserae

Well, I did see two posts yesterday where one was about Indonesia not letting the minority Christian population have Christmas celebrations and the second was about Christian churches being destroyed or burnt down in Indonesia. Most of the countries affected are largely muslim population or all muslim.


30 posted on 12/28/2004 9:16:16 AM PST by RobertP
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To: dirtboy

The reason I asked that question is because I head a geologist say there could be many follow up quakes in the next few days and continue for over a year.


31 posted on 12/28/2004 9:16:36 AM PST by AGreatPer (See You At The Freeper Ball - Maybe)
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To: NittanyLion

If you subtract the threee microseconds that the world slowed down, divide that by pi and drive a Dolorean exactly 88mph wouldn't that show that it happened at the exact minute????? just asking....


32 posted on 12/28/2004 9:16:51 AM PST by Hand em their arse
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Group of Buddhist monks and villagers search for the missing along railroad tracks at Telwatte, about 100 kilometers (63 miles) south of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004. The massive tidal waves that slammed into Sri Lanka flung a train off its tracks, leaving many of its 1,000 passengers dead or missing, police said Tuesday, while rescuers uncovered thousands of bodies across the country. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

33 posted on 12/28/2004 9:17:05 AM PST by Quilla
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To: ConservativeMan55

How is it President Bush's fault?


34 posted on 12/28/2004 9:17:36 AM PST by Mini-14
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To: AGreatPer
The reason I asked that question is because I head a geologist say there could be many follow up quakes in the next few days and continue for over a year.

Depends upon how strong the aftershocks are. An aftershock of 6.0, while signficicant, is a thousand times weaker than the main 9.0 quake.

35 posted on 12/28/2004 9:17:50 AM PST by dirtboy (To make a pearl, you must first irritate an oyster)
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To: sonserae
Maybe it is the Rapture and you are left behind. : )

It is sobering to see all those villages and nobody is there.

36 posted on 12/28/2004 9:18:19 AM PST by bjs1779
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To: Mini-14

It's called sarcasm...


37 posted on 12/28/2004 9:18:48 AM PST by Zavien Doombringer (Have you gotten your Viking Kittie Patch today? Freepmail Visualops or myself for details)
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To: sonserae
I don't want to get flamed by my comments but just want to pose a thought. In the Bible, God destroyed entire nations that were pagan by natural disasters. These countries for the most part are pagan...worship multiple Gods, don't worship the God of the Bible, could this still be the case?

There were thousands of Christians killed in this disaster. The Christian population of India is concentrated on the coasts because of the Portuguese, French, Danish, etc. trading posts.

In one church alone upwards of 1,000 Christian pilgrims were killed by the wave in India.

38 posted on 12/28/2004 9:19:28 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: sonserae
These countries for the most part are pagan...worship multiple Gods, don't worship the God of the Bible, could this still be the case?

And would you have God strain at gnats, while swallowing a camel?

39 posted on 12/28/2004 9:19:46 AM PST by Physicist
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To: RobertP
Most of the countries affected are largely muslim population or all muslim.

Flat out wrong.

But, seems people on FR will never let truth get in the way of a gloat-fest.

40 posted on 12/28/2004 9:20:24 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Checked back in my diary and there it was: there was a 26 Dec the year before the earthquake in Iran. Investigation will continue.


41 posted on 12/28/2004 9:21:04 AM PST by RightWhale (Destroy the dark; restore the light)
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To: RobertP

I thought India was hindu


42 posted on 12/28/2004 9:21:52 AM PST by Zavien Doombringer (Have you gotten your Viking Kittie Patch today? Freepmail Visualops or myself for details)
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To: Srirangan

You are the offical monitor for the "Day After Christmas" earthquake anticipation thread for 2005.


43 posted on 12/28/2004 9:21:57 AM PST by Rebelbase (Who is General Chat?)
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To: WarPaint

What about all the non-Muslims that perished also?


44 posted on 12/28/2004 9:22:18 AM PST by stuartcr
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To: WarPaint

Do you realize most of these countries are Buddhist?


45 posted on 12/28/2004 9:23:00 AM PST by soccer_linux_mozilla (I believe in the potential of Open Source software: Linux, Mozilla, Firefox, OpenOffice,etc)
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To: stuartcr

I am sure there are, most europeans are Christian in some denomination. Reformed, Lutheran, catholic and protestant


46 posted on 12/28/2004 9:23:31 AM PST by Zavien Doombringer (Have you gotten your Viking Kittie Patch today? Freepmail Visualops or myself for details)
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To: sonserae

You mean like in Florida...with all those hurricanes?


47 posted on 12/28/2004 9:23:38 AM PST by stuartcr
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To: Physicist
Coincidence? Well...yes. What else could it be?

I agree. But it does make one wonder... earthquake in many places. Men's hearts failing them for fear.

my only question is... if this is a spiritual conspiracy.... why isn't San Francisco under water?

49er's 2 and 13? another sign...

"This is the end. Beautiful friend. This is the end. My only friend, the end" (Jim Morrison and the Doors, 1968)

48 posted on 12/28/2004 9:24:44 AM PST by bedolido (I can forgive you for killing my sons, but I cannot forgive you for forcing me to kill your sons)
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To: soccer_linux_mozilla

Buddists are in China, Japan and Korea, some temples in India and othe rasian countries, but India is mostly Hindu, as well as Malaysia. Indonesia and parts of Malay are mostly Muslim.


49 posted on 12/28/2004 9:25:07 AM PST by Zavien Doombringer (Have you gotten your Viking Kittie Patch today? Freepmail Visualops or myself for details)
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To: dirtboy

"However, the earth was not in the exact same position around the sun, as 2004 was a leap year.

One year would have an 6 hour difference in position.

24/4=6


50 posted on 12/28/2004 9:25:38 AM PST by George from New England
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