This most certainly falls perfectly inline with the prophecy of the end times to have "Earthquakes in DIVERSE places"
Problem is the evidence is that there have been earthquakes in "Divers places" for the entire 4 billion year history of the planet.
These places aren't particularly "divers" either ~ earthquakes and volcanic explosions along the Strait of Sunda have served to bring civilization to the brink of destruction several times.
Be happy this big quake happened at the Western end of Sumatra, and not the Eastern end. That's where Krakatoa is located! One explosion possibly brought about the Dark Ages in 538 AD.
posted on 12/28/2004 7:43:55 PM PST
I hope you keep watching those stats.
I hope you have a huge capacity to be honest with yourself when they dramatically change.
posted on 12/28/2004 8:48:54 PM PST
(HAVING A FORM of GODLINESS but DENYING IT'S POWER. I TIM 3:5)
Not to mention volcanos, tropical storms, ice ages etc, that were all more devestation than this quake. The one in Alaska in 1964 for instance was 9.2 just to name one. Not the end of the world. As much as I believe in a creator I do not believe the world is up for destruction, it will die a natural death 4 billion years from now when the sun fails.
posted on 12/28/2004 9:01:43 PM PST
It astounds me that people forget or are ignorant of Laurasia and how tectonic events have created the physical world arrangement we occupy now. It seems people desire to deem any event as apocalyptic and not one of a succession of events that shape the Earth.
In the news, fault is tossed around politically while ignoring a fault in the Earth's crust.
posted on 12/28/2004 9:07:42 PM PST
(I once opposed keelhauling but have recently come to my senses.)
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