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Japanese volcano erupts
Times Live ^ | 03/13/11

Posted on 03/13/2011 7:18:42 AM PDT by KevinDavis

A volcano in southwestern Japan erupted Sunday after nearly two weeks of relative silence, sending ash and rocks up to four kilometres (two and a half miles) into the air, a local official says.

It was not immediately clear if the eruption was a direct result of the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake that rocked northern areas Friday, unleashing a fierce tsunami and sparking fears that more than 10,000 may have been killed.

(Excerpt) Read more at timeslive.co.za ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; Japan
KEYWORDS: catastrophism; earthquake; eruption; japan; japanearthquake; ringoffire; tsunami; volcano
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To: patriciaruth

You almost have the right answer...

It’s solar activity and geothermal activity.


51 posted on 03/13/2011 8:34:13 AM PDT by proudpapa
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To: sten


52 posted on 03/13/2011 8:34:30 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Obama,"I can see the mushroom cloud from the ninth hole!"

Deadly!

53 posted on 03/13/2011 8:34:36 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: OldNavyVet

Earth is undergoing entopic decline. I don’t know if that’s ‘evolving’, but it is a real, testable phenomenon and related tot he electrical nature of our planet. The magnetic filed is declining and the torsion fields are in flux. All the plates ‘float’ on a magma layer which allows them to move in fits and starts, jerking the puny constructs of men around int he process. ... The planet is a dynamic system just doing its thing.


54 posted on 03/13/2011 8:35:18 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN

‘entopic’??? ... Make that ENTROPIC, as in entropy, the energy system is in decline.


55 posted on 03/13/2011 8:38:16 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: NRG1973

What’s next for Japan?

War?

China has an amazing military. And strategically, I can’t imagine a better time to attack...

Especially since the US military is already tied up in Afghanistan and Iraq.


56 posted on 03/13/2011 8:39:27 AM PDT by proudpapa
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To: VanDeKoik
It happens 24 hours a day, and seven days a week for billions of years.

"Corals have daily and annual rings of activity, and growth rings from four hundred million years ago show that there were then four hundred days a year."

From "Darwin's Ghost," Steve Jones, page 231.

57 posted on 03/13/2011 8:46:01 AM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: proudpapa

And why on Earth would China just up and send its military to invade Japan?

Just one small part of Japan was hit, most of the rest of the country is more or less fine.

China may be Communist, but they aren’t that dumb.


58 posted on 03/13/2011 8:46:24 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Sacajaweau
"These monster quakes will continue until the plates are again comfortable with themselves."

Sadly, no one alive today will ever see that happen. The plate tectonics/vulcanism inside of the Earth is almost like a perpetual motion machine. The cycle is seemingly endless, but at some time(another 2 billion years?) it WILL end, and then we're 'Mars'(dead planet).

59 posted on 03/13/2011 8:46:24 AM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: KevinDavis

Holy cow, the Japanese just can’t get a break this week.


60 posted on 03/13/2011 8:47:19 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: proudpapa

Yes, underwater volcanoes heat the ocean as well as the land being heated by our molten core.

The link interconnecting the two may be the sun and earth’s magnetic fields.

At iceagenow.com the blogger believes we are at the point in our orbit and precession cycles where our magnetic field is going to reverse polarity, and that shifting is causing the increase in volcanic and seismic activity.

The navigational air control systems of the U.S. are being adjusted now (starting a year or so ago) because a continuing shift in magnetic North has put them out of sync.


61 posted on 03/13/2011 8:48:51 AM PDT by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1993905/posts)
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To: KevinDavis

Didnt realize we had so many evolutionists here. With all the sarcasm intended its great to see that, despite the fact mega-quakes are up an insane amount over the last decade, we can just throw this disaster in the its par for the course category.


62 posted on 03/13/2011 8:49:22 AM PDT by eak3
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To: GOPJ

I think God is not happy with Japan as a whole...


63 posted on 03/13/2011 8:50:15 AM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: KevinDavis

Next up, pestilence.
Are these not the end times, or what?


64 posted on 03/13/2011 8:50:18 AM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: oh8eleven

“Americans would demand they be 100% protected from every natural disaster known to man, while hundreds of “scientists” pretend they can meet that demand if the selfish taxpayers would just give them millions MORE in gov’t grants.”

After looting the rubble of anything that hasn’t been destroyed, that is!/s;)


65 posted on 03/13/2011 8:53:36 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: NRG1973
Earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear meltdowns and now erupting volcanoes...what’s next for Japan?

Rosie O'Donnell might drop by. :(

66 posted on 03/13/2011 9:02:51 AM PDT by Darkwolf377
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To: Don Corleone
Kinda’ makes you think about “John the Devine” and the “Mayans” doesn’t it? Nostradamus...pick up the white courtesy phone please.

No it doesn't. It just reminds me that throughout the course of any human lifespan, there will be major natural disasters in some part of the world.

The tsunami in Japan is arguably less devastating that the storm surge from a major hurricane striking the Gulf Coast. The main difference being, with this tsunami, there was less warning than would be the case for an approaching Cat 3/4 hurricane.

Think Katrina, Hugo 1989, Camille 1969, Anchorage 1964, The 1923 Tokyo earthquake, San Francisco earthquake 1906, 1883 eruption of Krakatoa.

67 posted on 03/13/2011 9:06:51 AM PDT by fso301
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To: Yet_Again

It may spur advances in robotics and artificial intelligence to replace all the workers. Japan may become the first transhuman society on the planet.


68 posted on 03/13/2011 9:11:19 AM PDT by garbanzo (You better hold on; This one's about to get bumpy.)
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To: Don Corleone; All

No...


69 posted on 03/13/2011 9:19:24 AM PDT by KevinDavis (Radical Islam is a bigger threat than the LDS.)
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To: KevinDavis; tomkow6; LUV W; monkapotamus; Bender2; Kathy in Alaska; SandRat; Jet Jaguar; All

Godzilla fault again????

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEO-FTh_pBI&feature=player_embedded

Could be Jet Jaguar?


70 posted on 03/13/2011 9:22:39 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Actually was Godzilla born before Al Gore start talking about Global warming I think Godzilla is older than Al Gore or Global warming debate

He suppose to be Million year Lizard or something

I hear on good source that Godzilla turn down Helen Thomas for a date


73 posted on 03/13/2011 9:25:22 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Actually was Godzilla born before Al Gore start talking about Global warming I think Godzilla is older than Al Gore or Global warming debate

He suppose to be Million year Lizard or something

I hear on good source that Godzilla turn down Helen Thomas for a date


74 posted on 03/13/2011 9:25:39 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: Riley

Send it to China.

China will slice it up, relabel it as chicken.

And send it back.


75 posted on 03/13/2011 9:30:36 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 781 of our national holiday from reality. - tic. tic. tic. It's almost 3 AM)
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To: Riley

Cement boots and water?


76 posted on 03/13/2011 9:30:45 AM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: SevenofNine

77 posted on 03/13/2011 9:31:18 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Yet_Again
According to one United Nations estimate, it’ll need to import 17 million foreign workers over the next 40 years

Wonder if we could start unloading our illegals on them?? Even if we bought them all plane tickets we would be ahead.

78 posted on 03/13/2011 9:34:24 AM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: fso301
Katrina, Hugo 1989, Camille 1969, Anchorage 1964, The 1923 Tokyo earthquake, San Francisco earthquake 1906, 1883 eruption of Krakatoa.

Sign posted at an Emergency Services Management command post:

Civilization exists by geological consent - subject to change without notice.

79 posted on 03/13/2011 9:34:37 AM PDT by Citizen X_Area 51 ( Jimmy Carter: Now available in black!)
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To: KevinDavis

Nibiru is getting closer


80 posted on 03/13/2011 9:39:21 AM PDT by Chuckster (When I was a kid, this was a free country)
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To: EBH
Chile to New Zealand to Japan to California?

That's my thinking. If not California, at least somewhere along the NW Pacific Coast. Imagine wiping out Seattle or San Fran?

81 posted on 03/13/2011 9:43:34 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: EGPWS

“Obama would ask what did America do to deserve this?”

I think he’s more interested in his golf swing.


82 posted on 03/13/2011 9:45:09 AM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: NRG1973
Earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear meltdowns and now erupting volcanoes...what’s next for Japan?

North Korea?

83 posted on 03/13/2011 9:49:10 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Citizen X_Area 51
Sign posted at an Emergency Services Management command post: Civilization exists by geological consent - subject to change without notice.

That's right. There is a certain type person who upon having a thought, or impulse, is unable to think beyond that particular idea. I've long suspected them to be the obsessive-compulsive sort who once a thought/impulse enters a region of their brain, they are incapable of any subsequent rational thought beyond whatever it is that is on their mind. Not to different from a cat that just had it's hair disturbed.

Why should the Japan quake of 2011 be more cosmically divine origin that the Tokyo quake of 1923 which killed over 100K. Why wasn't the Tunguska explosion of 1908 a sign of the end times while the Japan earthquake is? On and on one could go with this.

84 posted on 03/13/2011 9:51:16 AM PDT by fso301
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To: KevinDavis

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85 posted on 03/13/2011 9:52:06 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: VanDeKoik

Indeed earth moves so does lava it’s an earth thingy.


86 posted on 03/13/2011 9:58:40 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: KevinDavis

I think we should start worrying about Yellowstone.


87 posted on 03/13/2011 10:17:16 AM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (Oligarchy...never vote for the Ivy League candidate.)
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To: proudpapa

Obama is golfing and used START to dismantle us so we can ABSORB anything nothing to see here move along...


88 posted on 03/13/2011 10:20:45 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Kartographer
Oh now don't start blaming me again.


89 posted on 03/13/2011 10:27:25 AM PDT by Godzilla (3-7-77)
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To: SevenofNine; KevinDavis; tomkow6; LUV W; monkapotamus; Bender2; Kathy in Alaska; SandRat; ...
Not Godzilla's fault.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ne0HosLdr4


Though I am waiting for him to tear up downtown Tokyo yet again.


Jack
90 posted on 03/13/2011 10:28:46 AM PDT by Jack Deth (Knight Errant and Resident FReeper Kitty Poem /Haiku Guy)
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To: SevenofNine
oh really


91 posted on 03/13/2011 10:29:20 AM PDT by Godzilla (3-7-77)
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To: Vaduz

These events in Japan are similar to those preceding Krakatoa’s explosion and demise. Check it out.


92 posted on 03/13/2011 10:31:10 AM PDT by Newfy
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To: Chuckster

That’s a bunch of crap.

If a red/brown dwarf existed in our own solar system, we’d have found it by now, considering we’ve been able to detect brown dwarfs 10 light years away.


93 posted on 03/13/2011 10:34:06 AM PDT by RockinRight (I once had my identity stolen. Once they got to know me, they gave it back right away.)
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To: fso301

I had a discussion with my father in law last night over what would be worse as a result of this event (aside from the tragedy itself):

1 - the enviroweenies and their calls for “no more nuke plants”

2 - the “End Times Are Coming” freaks


94 posted on 03/13/2011 10:36:25 AM PDT by RockinRight (I once had my identity stolen. Once they got to know me, they gave it back right away.)
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To: cripplecreek

Heck,maybe its the other way around. Either starting point,volcano or earthquake is letting off a whole lot of energy.


95 posted on 03/13/2011 10:38:58 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: RockinRight

Not even close. What possible impact could the folks discussing the end times have on your life? Now, enviroweenies, thats another story.


96 posted on 03/13/2011 10:40:59 AM PDT by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: RockinRight

I would think the enviroweenies reaction to nuke plants surviving perhaps the worst earthquake in recorded history by demanding more windmills is bad but throwing the end-of-worlders into the pot only makes matters worst.


97 posted on 03/13/2011 10:44:44 AM PDT by fso301
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To: fso301

The enviros probably win this one - the end of worlders mostly just annoy, but if they get too serious they can be a minor to moderate inconvenience to the rest of us.


98 posted on 03/13/2011 10:46:19 AM PDT by RockinRight (I once had my identity stolen. Once they got to know me, they gave it back right away.)
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To: Riley
After I saw it, and the critter was done for, I started wondering what you’d do with a couple of thousand tons of irradiated lizard meat lying in the middle of the street. How do you go about cleaning that up?


99 posted on 03/13/2011 10:48:48 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: sten

Never noticed that Godzilla has Michelle’s thighs!


100 posted on 03/13/2011 10:50:31 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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