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'Devastating' earthquake strikes near Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant
nbcnews.com ^ | April 9, 2013 | Alastair Jamieson and John Newland

Posted on 04/09/2013 6:37:43 AM PDT by John W

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck about 60 miles southeast of the Iranian coastal city of Bushehr, where the country's only nuclear power station is located, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Tuesday.

Initial reports suggested the nuclear plant has not been affected, but the southern province where the quake struck is vast and remote and details were not immediately clear.

(Excerpt) Read more at worldnews.nbcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bushehr; earthquake; iran; iranearthquake; quake; rop

1 posted on 04/09/2013 6:37:43 AM PDT by John W
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To: John W

How *SNIRT* awful.


2 posted on 04/09/2013 6:40:25 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: John W

I wonder whose fault it was?


3 posted on 04/09/2013 6:40:47 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: Carry_Okie

“I wonder whose fault it was?”

Now, THAT, was good!


4 posted on 04/09/2013 6:41:58 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: John W

“I will bless those that bless thee and curse those that curse thee”


5 posted on 04/09/2013 6:44:09 AM PDT by montag813
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To: John W

It wasn’t actually all that near the reactor and the energy was likely directed away from it, based on the aftershock locations.


6 posted on 04/09/2013 6:55:38 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Carry_Okie
I wonder whose fault it was?

Allah's?

7 posted on 04/09/2013 6:56:45 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Strategerist

bttt

God is showing he’s still around.. IMO.


8 posted on 04/09/2013 6:57:16 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Carry_Okie

Israel: “All your faults belong to us”


9 posted on 04/09/2013 6:57:26 AM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: George from New England

This is hugh.


10 posted on 04/09/2013 7:00:28 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: John W

God has a plan.


11 posted on 04/09/2013 7:00:36 AM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: John W

So, when did Israel get an earthquake machine? Looks like they need to work on the accuracy issue a bit more, though.


12 posted on 04/09/2013 7:02:13 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: John W

Bush’s Heir’s Fault?


13 posted on 04/09/2013 7:02:28 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: ConservativeMan55
God is showing he’s still around.. IMO.

More like the Arabian plate is still showing it's moving north into the Eurasian plate, like it has been for the last 35 million years, long before there were Muslims in Iran, or people at all.

14 posted on 04/09/2013 7:04:03 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: John W

So, we have an earthquake machine now? We need to improve the accuracy a bit.

Bush’s fault, of course. (Cheney probably thought of it...)


15 posted on 04/09/2013 7:06:29 AM PDT by Andy from Chapel Hill
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To: Andy from Chapel Hill

bttt


16 posted on 04/09/2013 7:07:31 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: John W

Man, that STUXNET virus is incredible


17 posted on 04/09/2013 7:08:04 AM PDT by kidd
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To: Strategerist
More like the Arabian plate is still showing it's moving north into the Eurasian plate, like it has been for the last 35 million years, long before there were Muslims in Iran, or people at all.

Oh, for goodness sake! Why interject logic and scientific reasoning into a perfectly good religious chest pounding?!? Between the zealots and the tin foil crowd who believe HAARP causes everything, you're raining on a lot of parades!

18 posted on 04/09/2013 7:08:17 AM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: RobertClark

I have to explain everything, don’t I?

In 1908, an alien spacecraft exploded at Tunguska, Russia;

The Roswell alien spacecraft was a rescue mission for the Tunguska crash, but it in turn crashed in the New Mexico desert;

A piece of alien technology was discovered by a teenager named Elvis Presley;

Presley turned it over the the Nazi scientists of Operation Paperclip;

The Nazi scientists reverse-engineered it and developed the Internet, GMO’s, and chemtrail technology, which in turn powers the HAARP array;

The HAARP array brought down the Chelyabinsk meteor on the order of George W. Bush, who personally detonated it from his secret Skull and Bones lair beneath the campus of UT-Austin.

There, it all makes sense, Mulder and Scully were right, The Truth Is Out There, man!


19 posted on 04/09/2013 7:10:41 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: RobertClark

At least he didn’t declare God wasn’t around then-or ever. Which did surprise me.


20 posted on 04/09/2013 7:10:50 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: John W
Initial reports suggested the nuclear plant has not been affected....

This is a non-story.

Don't take the bait.

21 posted on 04/09/2013 7:18:09 AM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: John W

This must mean that Bush kept his earthquake machine.


22 posted on 04/09/2013 7:21:57 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: John W
Those Mossad guys are GOOD.
23 posted on 04/09/2013 7:22:29 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Old Sarge

Oh man, at least when they ‘disappear you’, I’ll know why.


24 posted on 04/09/2013 7:23:07 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: John W

I didn’t realize we had a MOAB test range in theater...


25 posted on 04/09/2013 7:29:28 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Old Sarge
You forgot Bigfoot.

Bigfoot was the result of a Right-wing eugenics experiment gone horribly wrong...

26 posted on 04/09/2013 7:42:31 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Palin was correct!)
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To: Lx

Probably an underground test detonation...: )


27 posted on 04/09/2013 7:44:02 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: montag813

That’s it. Right there. What you said.


28 posted on 04/09/2013 7:55:52 AM PDT by murrie (Margaret Thatcher. You were one of the best!!!!)
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To: John W
Great news, i guess. Now we've successfully delayed their progress.
29 posted on 04/09/2013 7:57:21 AM PDT by Drawn7979
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To: Drawn7979
"Great news, i guess. Now we've successfully delayed their progress."

When does Obama take credit?

30 posted on 04/09/2013 8:03:41 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: John W

I’m in Israel right now and didn’t feel anything here.


31 posted on 04/09/2013 8:04:05 AM PDT by Old Yeller
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To: montag813
“I will bless those that bless thee and curse those that curse thee”

God has his ways...

32 posted on 04/09/2013 9:07:35 AM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: John W

33 posted on 04/09/2013 9:08:42 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: John W

SOmeone’s earthquake machine happened to turn on?


34 posted on 04/09/2013 9:39:57 AM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Carry_Okie

Perhaps it was not an earthquake but maybe a bunker buster or a rod from God? Who knows! Could happen, just saying.


35 posted on 04/09/2013 10:15:42 AM PDT by thegrump
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To: John W

A 6.3 earthquake is not devastating to modern construction. It will sure get your attention, and knock stuff of shelves, but modern buildings should stay in place.


36 posted on 04/09/2013 10:52:30 AM PDT by Flash Bazbeaux
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To: John W

If George Bush was still President the nutcases in Iran would be blaming it on him and his earthquake machine!


37 posted on 04/09/2013 11:09:29 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: John W

Update from same source-—

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck near Iran’s only nuclear power station Tuesday, killing 20 people and injuring 500, according to one report, and generating tremors that were felt on the other side of the Persian Gulf.

The quake struck about 60 miles southeast of the city of Bushehr on Iran’s south coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Initial reports suggested the city’s nuclear plant had not been affected, but the southern province where the quake struck is vast and remote and details were not immediately clear.

Government news agency IRNA described the quake as “devastating” and reported that the 20 dead were in the villages of Shanbe and Tasouj. One hundred ambulances were being sent to the area from the capital Tehran, it said.


38 posted on 04/09/2013 11:20:14 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: John W
allah FUBAR...
39 posted on 04/09/2013 2:50:32 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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