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Strong 8 magnitude quake hits Iran
Reuters ^ | 2013/04/16

Posted on 04/16/2013 4:26:27 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Strong 8 magnitude quake hits Iran

Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:02am EDT

(Reuters) - A strong 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck Iran, near the border with Pakistan, at 10:44 GMT on Tuesday at a depth of 73 miles The U.S. Geological survey said.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: earthquake; iran; usgs
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1 posted on 04/16/2013 4:26:27 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Good!


2 posted on 04/16/2013 4:32:09 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

It was felt here in some areas of Ahmedabad city, Western India ! The local news has it at 15 mi deep - quoting USGS !


3 posted on 04/16/2013 4:32:33 AM PDT by IndianChief
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To: IndianChief

WOW!


4 posted on 04/16/2013 4:34:37 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Those clever Israelis are obviously at it again..


5 posted on 04/16/2013 4:35:38 AM PDT by ken5050 (My tagline has mysteriously vanished...)
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To: BigCinBigD

I know how you feel about Iran, but God tells us to love everyone and these are just people who might hate their regime.

That comment is no less than Pakistanis celebrating in the street after 9/11.


6 posted on 04/16/2013 4:38:28 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Couldn’t happen in a better place.


7 posted on 04/16/2013 4:41:18 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: autumnraine
I know how you feel about Iran, but God tells us to love everyone and these are just people who might hate their regime.

This is a thinly-populated area of Iran but the people there aren't even Persian - they are Balochi, and have been fighting a terrorist/independence (depending on your point of view) campaign against the Iranian government for a long time.

8 posted on 04/16/2013 4:41:40 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: autumnraine
“I know how you feel about Iran, but God tells us to love everyone and these are just people who might hate their regime.

That comment is no less than Pakistanis celebrating in the street after 9/11.”

Then it's a good thing I'm not superstitious.

9 posted on 04/16/2013 4:42:13 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: ZX12R
Couldn’t happen in a better place.

Reminds me of all the clueless types that would gloat over an earthquake in Christian areas of Indonesia....

10 posted on 04/16/2013 4:42:35 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Didn’t the little crystal ball “time machine” warn them?


11 posted on 04/16/2013 4:43:15 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: autumnraine

drivel......


12 posted on 04/16/2013 4:44:05 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: Strategerist
Reminds me of all the clueless types that would gloat over an earthquake in Christian areas of Indonesia....

The more bad things that happen to them, the better. God allowed the earthquake to happen there, maybe he dislikes them too.
13 posted on 04/16/2013 4:45:04 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Why do I get the feeling Obama will get more concerned about THIS than the Marathon bombing, god I hate looking at his dead fish doll eyes when he speaks, soulless cold icy nothing inside type of eyes.


14 posted on 04/16/2013 4:46:03 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: autumnraine; BigCinBigD

Rural villagers in Iran don’t deserve to die just because of the border they happen to live inside.


15 posted on 04/16/2013 4:49:32 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (ok)
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To: ZX12R
God allowed the earthquake to happen there,

Great! I was looking for someone that had unique insight into precisely what disasters are caused or allowed by God and why, and you're perfect! I just have a few questions I hope you can help me with:

1) So why are earthquakes caused or allowed by God but tornadoes never are?

2) Why is a hurricane hitting the Northeast God's punishment but one hitting the Gulf Coast is not?

16 posted on 04/16/2013 4:49:48 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: HereInTheHeartland

USGS automatic pager system is estimating there’s a 50% no one was killed in this earthquake. A really, really, unpopulated desert area.


17 posted on 04/16/2013 4:50:29 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Strategerist

Well according to “Bert”, that is drivel...

And he is entitled to his opinion, but doesn’t make me not feel sad for him.

I should totally let him rejoice in the possible death of people. /s


18 posted on 04/16/2013 4:54:39 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: bert

pathetic and sad....


19 posted on 04/16/2013 4:55:04 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Strategerist
Great! I was looking for someone that had unique insight into precisely what disasters are caused or allowed by God and why, and you're perfect! I just have a few questions I hope you can help me with: 1) So why are earthquakes caused or allowed by God but tornadoes never are? 2) Why is a hurricane hitting the Northeast God's punishment but one hitting the Gulf Coast is not?

Next time we get together for a beer, I'll ask.
20 posted on 04/16/2013 4:55:36 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

EXACTLY!


21 posted on 04/16/2013 4:55:53 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: autumnraine
pathetic and sad....

More drivel from a self admired superior.
22 posted on 04/16/2013 4:58:12 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Gosh. I hope their nuclear reactors didn’t leak.


23 posted on 04/16/2013 5:02:16 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: autumnraine

USGS just revised the depth of the earthquake and it’s much deeper.

Remarkably for a quake of this size on land, the impact looks to be minimal.


24 posted on 04/16/2013 5:02:26 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: ken5050

Sssshhh! They will never guess it was us, unless they read about it on freep.


25 posted on 04/16/2013 5:03:23 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Geeee. Whatta shame.

Can we plan one for the Norks now?


26 posted on 04/16/2013 5:04:35 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Hopefully, it was enough to destroy the underground labs where they are building THE bomb. Don’t care about anyone working there, those can go along with the nuclear waste.


27 posted on 04/16/2013 5:09:33 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga
Hopefully, it was enough to destroy the underground labs where they are building THE bomb.

This was nowhere remotely near any Iranian nuclear site.

28 posted on 04/16/2013 5:12:19 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Strategerist

Now that is a sad waste of an earth quake. Darn.


29 posted on 04/16/2013 5:14:13 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The problem with earthquakes of this magnitude is that they tend to set the whole planet “ringing.” It’s likely we’ll see some subsequent seismic events around the world due to the size of this one.


30 posted on 04/16/2013 5:20:08 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Nice to know Halliburton’s earthquake machine is fully operational. Watch out, Norks... you’re next after we give one more test in California!


31 posted on 04/16/2013 5:28:53 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: ZX12R
Couldn’t happen in a better place.

Yes! These children deserve to suffer! It's their fault they were born in Iran!


32 posted on 04/16/2013 5:32:25 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

33 posted on 04/16/2013 5:34:13 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: COBOL2Java

I concur with your sentiment. The ruling islamofascist regime is not representative of the Persian people, a great many of whom are in fact opposed to islamofascism.


34 posted on 04/16/2013 5:37:33 AM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: COBOL2Java

Beautiful child and a point well made.


35 posted on 04/16/2013 5:37:51 AM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

SMACK DAB IN THE HEART OF RADICAL SHI’AITE ISLAM. TAKE THAT COWARDLY BOMBERS KILLERS OF INNOCENT MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN. THIS COUNTRIES INVOLVED IN A ‘TOTAL WAR’ WE WILL ALWAYS PRESENT A ‘SOFT TARGET’ TO THOSE WHO WOULD ENSLAVE US.


36 posted on 04/16/2013 5:39:45 AM PDT by STD (One day closer to street justice)
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To: Strategerist
God allowed the earthquake to happen there,

GOD is good all the time. Satan comes to kill and destroy

37 posted on 04/16/2013 5:52:12 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever ((Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!))
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To: COBOL2Java
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They blow up so fast.
38 posted on 04/16/2013 6:00:28 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: ZX12R

Enjoy your tiny mind.


39 posted on 04/16/2013 6:28:56 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: ZX12R
God allowed the earthquake to happen there, maybe he dislikes them too.

Gee.... might as well blame God for the entire Universe existing. Maybe we should all sue GOD for faulty construction and lack of properly displayed warning signs.

40 posted on 04/16/2013 7:01:24 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2
Gee.... might as well blame God for the entire Universe existing.

Seems appropriate to me.
41 posted on 04/16/2013 7:03:04 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: BigCinBigD

Yes, I think I will celebrate, as they and all Muslims do, when bad things happen here in the US.


42 posted on 04/16/2013 7:04:27 AM PDT by thegrump
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To: rarestia; TigerLikesRooster
The problem with earthquakes of this magnitude is that they tend to set the whole planet “ringing.”

And the best way to see that 'effect' ?

DOWNLOAD EARTHQUAKE 3D

If you are interested in Earthquakes at all, this little program is a must have. You see more in 5 seconds that you can spending hours going through USGS earthquake maps.

43 posted on 04/16/2013 7:07:06 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: autumnraine

“That comment is no less than Pakistanis celebrating in the street after 9/11”

There is one difference that I see... One (the earthquake) was an act of God, the other was an act of allah.


44 posted on 04/16/2013 7:31:29 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Strong 8 magnitude quake hits Iran

As opposed to a weak 8 magnitude quake.

Sheesh.

45 posted on 04/16/2013 8:09:08 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: UCANSEE2; rarestia; TigerLikesRooster
Found a good overview of the World Wide activity at this map:

Double click on the map to zoom in for clusters. Enjoy.

46 posted on 04/16/2013 9:18:34 AM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Why am I not surprised at some of the comments here... There was time when Freepers used to make intelligent and articulate points and statements..
Not anymore. These days its all just spite and hate. When you loose empathy towards your fellow being, you stop being human.


47 posted on 04/16/2013 9:29:37 AM PDT by coldphoenix
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To: coldphoenix

the intelligent and articulate ones were, um, zotted.


48 posted on 04/16/2013 9:50:30 AM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: COBOL2Java

Kinda like the kids in Hiroshima, Berlin, etc. in1945.


49 posted on 04/16/2013 10:36:19 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: COBOL2Java

But I agree with your general point.


50 posted on 04/16/2013 10:37:56 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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