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5.3 Earthquake near Fukushima, Japan
yahoo.com ^ | Sept. 19, 2013 | vanity

Posted on 09/19/2013 11:38:31 AM PDT by bgill

Just a breaking news headline so far.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fukushima; japan
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1 posted on 09/19/2013 11:38:31 AM PDT by bgill
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To: TigerLikesRooster

ping


2 posted on 09/19/2013 11:39:21 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: bgill

Godzilla?


3 posted on 09/19/2013 11:40:33 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: Zathras

Mothra?


4 posted on 09/19/2013 11:46:27 AM PDT by shotgun
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To: bgill

O.G.N.T.S.A!


6 posted on 09/19/2013 11:49:37 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: bgill

“OHHHHHH No”
“There goes Tokyo-Oh no Godzilla”


7 posted on 09/19/2013 11:57:05 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
The Japanese news agency Kyodo News reported that the plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., observed no abnormality in radiation or equipment after the quake

I guess that means no abonormality above and beyond what they've already been measuring from the last disaster...
8 posted on 09/19/2013 12:03:32 PM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: winoneforthegipper; machogirl; The Cajun

ping


9 posted on 09/19/2013 12:04:32 PM PDT by Errant
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To: dfwgator

Someone needs to show Obama how to change the locator setting on Rove’s earthquake machine again.


10 posted on 09/19/2013 12:05:48 PM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: chrisser

Not yet...but there will be aftershocks..../s


11 posted on 09/19/2013 12:06:41 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: shotgun; Zathras

Nah.....

King Ghidorah has arrived.


12 posted on 09/19/2013 12:12:46 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread a nd circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: chrisser
300 tons of radioactive water spilling into the Pacific ocean daily is "normal" for them at this point. A 400 ft tall pipe near the reactors has 8 cracks in the support braces. Radiation level around the pipe is 10 sieverts per hour. A significant crack exists at a point 200 ft above ground.

The continuous pour of water for cooling is/has leached out most of the boron added to quench the emissions from the fuel rods in storage. The racks are unstable. A significant quake could collapse them into a pile with the possibility of going critical. It's just a matter of time as the site is too "hot" for humans to approach.

13 posted on 09/19/2013 12:43:16 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Myrddin

The Japanese seem to be on the cutting edge of robotics.

Kinda surprised they haven’t developed some sort of remote operated robot for this type of work.


14 posted on 09/19/2013 12:47:44 PM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: chrisser
That's the "new normal" we keep hearing about...
15 posted on 09/19/2013 1:40:08 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: chrisser

They tried robots even with enhanced shielding. Rads are too high. Humans and robots die in the basement of all 4 reactor buildings. Just a matter of how long they last. The robots that is. Floors 1-5 have very strong hot spots.


16 posted on 09/19/2013 2:01:06 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (I think Obama and crew feel that time is being wasted and that we need to get the jump on Russian sh)
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To: bgill
Here is the shaking from the quake. Starts at 1 minutes 15 seconds.

2013.09.20 02:00-03:00

17 posted on 09/19/2013 2:17:59 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (I think Obama and crew feel that time is being wasted and that we need to get the jump on Russian sh)
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To: justa-hairyape

The big question is how many more cracks did it cause?


18 posted on 09/19/2013 2:25:34 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: bgill
Well if you want to put on your tinfoil hat, the JNN feed right now appears to show an exhaust tower that is missing the top part (far left tower in video between #1 and #2). But it is very difficult to see. The Tepco cameras do not show the top section missing. Just another rendering oddity, I guess.

JNN Tepco Live

19 posted on 09/19/2013 2:29:48 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (I think Obama and crew feel that time is being wasted and that we need to get the jump on Russian sh)
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To: justa-hairyape
The Tepco cameras do not show the top section missing

Sort of like the D.C. traffic cameras showing empty streets and snow on 9/11 and not a single motorcycle.

The only time I've ever felt the earth jiggle was at Disneyland. It felt like someone had picked up the hotel bed, moved it over a few inches and set it back down. Nothing scary but really weird.

20 posted on 09/19/2013 2:43:40 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: bgill
They have been accused of going to tape every now and then. The live cams were down for a short period of time after the quake, according to blog reports.

Every earthquake is different. Some are just rolling ground. Some lift you up and down and some jerk you back and forth. Some can do combinations of the above. Appeared to be some significant up and down along with a couple of good back and forths at Fukushima. Appeared to last for about a minute and a half. A good rock and roller.

21 posted on 09/19/2013 2:56:20 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (I think Obama and crew feel that time is being wasted and that we need to get the jump on Russian sh)
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To: justa-hairyape
They tried robots even with enhanced shielding. Rads are too high. Humans and robots die in the basement of all 4 reactor buildings. Just a matter of how long they last. The robots that is. Floors 1-5 have very strong hot spots.

Interesting. Do you know how the radiation kills the robots? Metal fatigue? Electronics degradation? I would have thought machines were largely immune from radiation.
22 posted on 09/19/2013 3:38:46 PM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: chrisser

The electronics, from what I have read. You simply cannot stop every radiation emission. Some will always get through when you have that many flying around. The odds just say they will. Some of the dead robots have not been retrieved for study though.


23 posted on 09/19/2013 3:43:23 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (I think Obama and crew feel that time is being wasted and that we need to get the jump on Russian sh)
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To: Errant

Thank you Errant!


24 posted on 09/19/2013 4:01:48 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: justa-hairyape

Looks like that was an incomplete crane base near #1, not the exhaust tower. Atmospheric conditions cleared up and JNN does not have the #1 exhaust stack in its frame.


25 posted on 09/19/2013 4:53:56 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (I think Obama and crew feel that time is being wasted and that we need to get the jump on Russian sh)
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To: justa-hairyape
Apparently that is the base of the crane that broke last week.


26 posted on 09/19/2013 4:57:54 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (I think Obama and crew feel that time is being wasted and that we need to get the jump on Russian sh)
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Ain't a good place, at all, to have things bouncing around.
27 posted on 09/19/2013 5:09:50 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Bet the sphincters of those on site tightened for a moment or two.


28 posted on 09/19/2013 6:35:59 PM PDT by Errant
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Thank the good Lord it was only that magnitude....


29 posted on 09/19/2013 7:05:02 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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http://phys.org/news/2013-09-seismologists-puzzle-largest-deep-earthquake.html

Didn’t know if this was posted somewhere.


30 posted on 09/19/2013 9:16:10 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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We’ve been having a large number of deep 5 mag and above occurring recently as well. Something unusual and different is going on below. I’m thinking whatever is happening that far down will eventually make itself known closer to the surface. Could be increased plate movement in our future, especially for the Pacific plate and some others.


31 posted on 09/19/2013 9:27:07 PM PDT by Errant
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Got deep quakes that could be a sign of increased plate movement, the global warming fiasco went to crap and it looks like we may be in for a significant cooling trend, comet ISON is barreling in, Putin looking more like leader of the free world, John Boehner apparently found a spine...........What else we got, LOLOL!
32 posted on 09/19/2013 11:01:26 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: Errant; The Cajun; winoneforthegipper

I think you guys are on to something.


33 posted on 09/20/2013 10:44:52 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Amen to that!


34 posted on 09/20/2013 10:45:58 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl; The Cajun; winoneforthegipper

If the frequency doesn’t start dropping off pretty quickly now, I’m going to be even more worried! lol


35 posted on 09/20/2013 12:00:15 PM PDT by Errant
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To: The Cajun

I’m thinking about putting another case of Muscatine Wine back for the soothing of frayed nerves - just in case. lol


36 posted on 09/20/2013 12:03:38 PM PDT by Errant
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I remember that quake...that deep things are supposed to be dense enough to create that sort of pressure tension.

All else said...I really do think as Cajun pointed out the plates are unchained....lol


37 posted on 09/20/2013 5:01:25 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Errant; machogirl; winoneforthegipper
I’m thinking about putting another case of Muscatine Wine back for the soothing of frayed nerves

There ya see, there's always a solution to our problems :)

38 posted on 09/20/2013 5:18:47 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

lol


39 posted on 09/20/2013 5:33:54 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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Shallow M4.9 - 16km W of Fort Washakie, Wyoming!
40 posted on 09/21/2013 6:59:05 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

“Fort Washakie” - lol...


41 posted on 09/21/2013 8:07:43 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant
Washakie, huh.

First thing I did was punch up how far that was from Yellowstone, LOL.

42 posted on 09/21/2013 10:42:16 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun
Yeah, makes one glad we live in the "deep" South! ;)

I don't want to be near that sucker when it blows! Visited it once; all of the geysers and SO2 emissions would make me nervous living nearby. lol

43 posted on 09/21/2013 10:46:52 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant
Went there as a kid, saw Old Faithful, remember me and my cousin saying "That's it, big deal", two little a--holes we were.

Our parents stuck around for the next *big show*, we were bored as hell, LOL.
Beautiful country though.

44 posted on 09/21/2013 10:54:38 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: Errant

appropriately named


45 posted on 09/21/2013 11:57:09 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: The Cajun

ditto that. i did too.


46 posted on 09/21/2013 11:58:04 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl
ditto that. i did too.

Good, means I'm not the only one paranoid about Yellowstone :)

47 posted on 09/21/2013 12:04:22 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Last week I watched on youtube (right before the little swarm of quakes), the BBC film, Supervolcano. Not bad.


48 posted on 09/21/2013 12:45:04 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: The Cajun

As an aside, in 1814 my ancestors after fighting in the Battle of New Orleans, split up with two brothers (my ggggggrandfather and his brother going back up to Illinois) and one stayed on in Louisiana. There is an island named for my family somewhere on the Mississippi Delta, and a whole lot of “cousins” I don’t know.


49 posted on 09/21/2013 12:49:48 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl
I've got a whole bunch of cousins from Lafayette, New Iberia, Morgan City, Houma and Thibodaux areas.

Some I know, some I wish I didn't know, LOL.

A lot of little islands were taken out by Andrew and Katrina, where I go fishing south of Houma, 2 decent size islands with fishing camps ain't no more.
Still kind of a shock to see open water there, but still good fishing.

50 posted on 09/21/2013 1:09:42 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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