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Quake 0812
Bikk

Posted on 04/11/2011 4:36:53 PM PDT by Bikkuri

Another quake


TOPICS: Japan; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: earthquake; japan; quake
Another pretty big quake happened a few minuted ago... everything ok here, but it knocked me out of bed :p

Still waiting on the official report from USGS.. not showing up yet.

1 posted on 04/11/2011 4:37:03 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: AmericanInTokyo; Ronin; TigerLikesRooster

ping


2 posted on 04/11/2011 4:37:49 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Bikkuri

Where are you???


3 posted on 04/11/2011 4:38:01 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Bikkuri

Why are you still on that demented island?


4 posted on 04/11/2011 4:38:35 PM PDT by macquire
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To: Bikkuri

6.4 Mw - NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.4 Mw
Date-Time
  • 11 Apr 2011 23:08:16 UTC
  • 12 Apr 2011 08:08:16 near epicenter
  • 11 Apr 2011 17:08:16 standard time in your timezone
Location 35.406N 140.542E
Depth 13 km
Distances
  • 77 km (48 miles) ESE (112 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
  • 107 km (66 miles) S (177 degrees) of Mito, Honshu, Japan
  • 173 km (107 miles) SE (129 degrees) of Maebashi, Honshu, Japan
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 14.7 km; Vertical 6.0 km
Parameters Nph = 282; Dmin = 246.0 km; Rmss = 1.19 seconds; Gp = 50°
M-type = Mw; Version = 9
Event ID US c0002nzx

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:
Event Page
or
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
http://neic.usgs.gov/

Disclaimer


5 posted on 04/11/2011 4:38:48 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Bikkuri

Holy cow! Prayers going up for you and everyone there!! How much more can y’all take over there??? :*(


6 posted on 04/11/2011 4:39:12 PM PDT by pillut48 (Israel doesn't have a friend in President Obama...and neither does the USA! (h/t pgkdan))
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To: Bikkuri

Not sure what UTC is in Japan.... Is this it?

Magnitude 5.2 EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
Monday, April 11, 2011 at 22:26:18 UTC


7 posted on 04/11/2011 4:39:15 PM PDT by omega4179 (Its Soetoro)
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To: Bikkuri

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usc0002nzx.php

6.4 off the coast of Honshu


8 posted on 04/11/2011 4:40:27 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: omega4179

That would be 6:26 PM EDT. Now, FR time, who the hell knows?


9 posted on 04/11/2011 4:43:11 PM PDT by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: AmericanInTokyo; Ronin; TigerLikesRooster
USGS

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10 posted on 04/11/2011 4:45:17 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Bikkuri

Also on the west side. Looks like a 5-something. You have my sympathy.


11 posted on 04/11/2011 4:45:41 PM PDT by Excellence (Buy Progresso, take off the label, write "not halal," mail to Campbell's soup company.)
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To: beethovenfan

I’m in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Bikk


12 posted on 04/11/2011 4:46:33 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Bikkuri

It’s off the coast so you may have to worry about tsunami.

Incidentally, we have a spare bedroom here in my place if you and yours need an evac locale in the future. It’s actually in Kugayama, so we are safe from any flooding danger.


13 posted on 04/11/2011 4:47:41 PM PDT by Ronin (Tokyo Hot -- Looking forward to saving money on night lights!!!)
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To: omega4179; John W

22:26:18 UTC

It’s 08:26:18 in Japan/Tokyo time..

Bikk


14 posted on 04/11/2011 4:49:31 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: omega4179; null and void; Tax-chick

Since yesterday (JST = UTC + 9):

Issued at Occurred at Region Name Magnitude

08:26 JST 12 Apr 2011 08:24 JST 12 Apr 2011 Nagano-ken Hokubu M3.9
***08:12 JST 12 Apr 2011 08:08 JST 12 Apr 2011 Chiba-ken Toho-oki M6.3***
08:05 JST 12 Apr 2011 08:02 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.0
07:29 JST 12 Apr 2011 07:26 JST 12 Apr 2011 Nagano-ken Hokubu M5.5
07:06 JST 12 Apr 2011 07:03 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.5
06:07 JST 12 Apr 2011 06:03 JST 12 Apr 2011 Miyagi-ken Oki M4.3
05:29 JST 12 Apr 2011 05:27 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.0
05:07 JST 12 Apr 2011 05:03 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.5
04:46 JST 12 Apr 2011 04:43 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.2
03:18 JST 12 Apr 2011 03:15 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.2
02:20 JST 12 Apr 2011 02:18 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.2
01:52 JST 12 Apr 2011 01:49 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.3
01:26 JST 12 Apr 2011 01:23 JST 12 Apr 2011 Niigata-ken Chuetsu-chiho M2.6
01:22 JST 12 Apr 2011 01:19 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.1
01:01 JST 12 Apr 2011 00:57 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M5.0
00:46 JST 12 Apr 2011 00:43 JST 12 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.5
00:24 JST 12 Apr 2011 00:21 JST 12 Apr 2011 Ibaraki-ken Hokubu M4.8
23:29 JST 11 Apr 2011 23:26 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M3.8
22:49 JST 11 Apr 2011 22:46 JST 11 Apr 2011 Nagano-ken Hokubu M3.8
22:28 JST 11 Apr 2011 22:24 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.0
22:08 JST 11 Apr 2011 22:05 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.7
20:45 JST 11 Apr 2011 20:42 JST 11 Apr 2011 Ibaraki-ken Hokubu M5.9
20:30 JST 11 Apr 2011 20:27 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.6
20:26 JST 11 Apr 2011 20:23 JST 11 Apr 2011 Ibaraki-ken Hokubu M3.7
20:03 JST 11 Apr 2011 19:59 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.6
19:35 JST 11 Apr 2011 19:31 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.2
19:28 JST 11 Apr 2011 19:25 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.4
19:08 JST 11 Apr 2011 19:05 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.2
19:02 JST 11 Apr 2011 19:00 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.7
18:51 JST 11 Apr 2011 18:48 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.5
18:39 JST 11 Apr 2011 18:35 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.8
18:25 JST 11 Apr 2011 18:23 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.2
18:08 JST 11 Apr 2011 18:05 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M5.2
13:54 JST 11 Apr 2011 13:51 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.9
11:02 JST 11 Apr 2011 11:00 JST 11 Apr 2011 Ibaraki-ken Hokubu M3.8
10:20 JST 11 Apr 2011 10:17 JST 11 Apr 2011 Niigata-ken Chuetsu-chiho M2.8
06:38 JST 11 Apr 2011 06:36 JST 11 Apr 2011 Ibaraki-ken Oki M5.2
05:24 JST 11 Apr 2011 05:20 JST 11 Apr 2011 Ibaraki-ken Oki M4.3
02:47 JST 11 Apr 2011 02:45 JST 11 Apr 2011 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.5
01:24 JST 11 Apr 2011 01:21 JST 11 Apr 2011 Miyagi-ken Oki M4.6
00:10 JST 11 Apr 2011 00:07 JST 11 Apr 2011 Miyagi-ken Oki M4.6

http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/quake_singen_index.html


15 posted on 04/11/2011 4:49:59 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Bikkuri

where?


16 posted on 04/11/2011 4:50:41 PM PDT by pgkdan ( "Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine / There's always laughter and good red wine / ...Belloc)
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To: Bikkuri

BTW, what are you still doing in bed at 0812 on a Tuesday morning! Sluggard! :-)


17 posted on 04/11/2011 4:50:57 PM PDT by Ronin (Tokyo Hot -- Looking forward to saving money on night lights!!!)
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To: Ronin

I am pretty much on the highest ground (that I know of) in Chiba City... I think/hope that I won’t have to worry, unless there is a massive tsunami from the Tokyo Bay coast..

Thank you very much though... Stay safe and stay in touch with us!

Bikk


18 posted on 04/11/2011 4:52:28 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: pgkdan
Here
19 posted on 04/11/2011 4:55:36 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Ronin

Lol... actually, looking for a job :(
The public school system in the city I was working stops earlier and begins later every year... Probably won’t be able to hook a job until the end of this month (and getting worried; my 3 year VISA expires on the 29th of May, so it makes finding a good job that much more difficult).

I have peen losing hair because of this for 10 years now.. I think I need to get out of education :p Any job offer? ;)

Bikk


20 posted on 04/11/2011 4:59:19 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: omega4179

UTC is an acronym for Univeral Time Coordinated. You can think of it as GMT with leap seconds. It’s the international reference time. It’s always the same time UTC all over the planet.

Japan doesn’t observe Daylight Saving Time, so the local time there (JST in English) is always 9 hours ahead of UTC. So currently, local time in Japan is 13 hours ahead of US Eastern Daylight Time.


21 posted on 04/11/2011 5:00:14 PM PDT by sourcery (If true=false, then there would be no constraints on what is possible. Hence, the world exists.)
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To: Bikkuri

I can’t speak for all Californians, but I’d be willing to take a few of these if only it would help. You’ve had quite enough for now.


22 posted on 04/11/2011 5:01:47 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 809 of our national holiday from reality. - That 3 AM phone call? Voicemail...)
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To: AmericanInTokyo; Ronin; TigerLikesRooster; La Lydia; beethovenfan; macquire; Keith in Iowa; ...

Appears that it is about 50 miles East South East of Chiba City... Still showing 6.4 at the moment.

Bikk


23 posted on 04/11/2011 5:07:05 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Bikkuri

I wouldn’t be too worried if I were you. These quakes are scaring off teachers right and left.

Two weeks ago I helped pack out an Irish gal with more than 15 years here. She just couldn’t cope anymore. Hadn’t slept more than an hour at a time since March 11.

Things will be picking up soon.


24 posted on 04/11/2011 5:08:29 PM PDT by Ronin (Tokyo Hot -- Looking forward to saving money on night lights!!!)
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To: Bikkuri

OOps.. BIG correction: about 30 miles ESE of Chiba City..
(O.o)

Bikk


25 posted on 04/11/2011 5:10:36 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Ronin

I think it was you that mentioned about being hyper sensitive to the quakes last night... I know exactly what you mean.. I have a 1.5 liter bottle of water that I keep an eye on... it seems like every 5 minutes, or so, I feel something.. look at the bottle.. and it tells me otherwise ;)

Maybe I should try your hanger method.. or both even ;)

Bikk


26 posted on 04/11/2011 5:14:09 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Bikkuri

It’s just a big thick plastic hanger on an hook for a plant holder, but since it’s too heavy for the wind to push around, it’s perfect for checking to see if anything else is moving.

Any experience with technical writing?


27 posted on 04/11/2011 5:32:41 PM PDT by Ronin (Tokyo Hot -- Looking forward to saving money on night lights!!!)
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To: sourcery
...It’s the international reference time. It’s always the same time UTC all over the planet.

The Soviets used a different time system so it would be harder for us to convert during wartime when things, especially nukes, were moving fast.

28 posted on 04/11/2011 5:36:04 PM PDT by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: Bikkuri
"...everything ok here, but it knocked me out of bed."

Couldn't have knocked you too far. Don't you sleep on floor mats over there :-p

Seriously though...prayers for you and the whole nation of Japan.

29 posted on 04/11/2011 5:46:04 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Bikkuri

Damn! Hang in there! Praying for you, and everyone there, that you are safe.


30 posted on 04/11/2011 5:51:30 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Bushbacker1
WOW!! Stay safe and run like hell if you see that water bottle twisting and a turning!! Series(that's FR speak) prayers for safety!
31 posted on 04/11/2011 5:57:06 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: Ronin

If it’s about PCs, lots of experience.. started back in 1980 (10 years old).. started building my own systems around 1990... never done the writing part though ;)

Bikk


32 posted on 04/11/2011 6:04:13 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: mass55th

Lol... I have a nice queen size bed (thanks to me (ex-wife’s father buying it for us... I kept the bed ;)) :p

Bikk


33 posted on 04/11/2011 6:08:09 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Bikkuri
Thanks to my ex-wife's father...

Still sleepy.. stayed up 'till 4am catching up on FR news :p

Bikk
34 posted on 04/11/2011 6:13:32 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Bikkuri

Thanks very much for posting. BTTT!


35 posted on 04/11/2011 6:17:35 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Bikkuri

damn...


36 posted on 04/11/2011 6:24:51 PM PDT by pgkdan ( "Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine / There's always laughter and good red wine / ...Belloc)
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To: Ronin

What is this? Like “Excedrin Headache Number 408”? I think we have had 408 of these now, since 3-11. Shoganai ne


37 posted on 04/11/2011 8:17:56 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (NEVER seen such irresponsible, panic-driven, unscientific reports as on CNN/Fox, etc. re: Japan)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Souda ne...

We’ve joked about earthquakes before. How they come, go, and vanish from memory so fast...

I don’t know about you, but I find it a lot harder to drop back into sleep after I get jolted awake than I used to.


38 posted on 04/11/2011 8:25:02 PM PDT by Ronin (Tokyo Hot -- Looking forward to saving money on night lights!!!)
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To: Ezekiel
***08:12 JST 12 Apr 2011 08:08 JST 12 Apr 2011 Chiba-ken Toho-oki M6.3***

Wow, I was on the money then... knocked me out of bed.. hit the on button for the PC.. went to toilet while it booted.. logged in .. at least my timer upstairs seems to be functioning :p Bikk
39 posted on 04/11/2011 8:55:33 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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