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M7.1 - 2km NE of Catigbian, Philippines (20 deaths reported)
USGS ^ | October 14, 2013

Posted on 10/14/2013 5:34:12 PM PDT by bd476

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To: knarf

Yea , I know . Very close .


51 posted on 10/14/2013 6:54:20 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: bd476

This is the muzzie Island right? I do know a missionary to the Island.


52 posted on 10/14/2013 6:55:31 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: bd476

I’m here in Cebu and all is well for the most part, just got power back 30 minutes ago.

But just felt another aftershock as I’m typing this.


53 posted on 10/14/2013 6:56:35 PM PDT by Doofer
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To: steve86
steve86 wrote: "It is the link in #15."

Thanks anyway. It would have nice if you could have actually posted a link, rather than ask me to go looking.

The info you posted is from a commercial, ip address tracking, news aggregating quasi-blog site located in Belgium.

According to the statement from the commercial, news aggregating, quasi-blog Belgian site owner, the information
you posted is unsourced info that has been gleaned from all over the Internet and then posted on the commercial blog,
which makes it dubious at best.


54 posted on 10/14/2013 6:58:58 PM PDT by bd476
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To: sushiman

According to the map, it’s about 50 miles from Cebu.


55 posted on 10/14/2013 7:00:48 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Doofer
Doofer wrote: I'm here in Cebu and all is well for the most part, just got power back 30 minutes ago. But just felt another aftershock as I’m typing this.

Doffer, thank you for the first hand account and so good to hear that you're okay and have your power back on.
It's probably best to stay inside until the aftershocks slow down. Aftershocks are earthquakes, too. They're no less significant
than the primary quake. In fact aftershocks are often the cause of serious damage and injuries, especially following a major earthquake.

Prayers for all in the area. Stay safe!

56 posted on 10/14/2013 7:04:44 PM PDT by bd476
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To: steve86

I know that Mall, it’s located in Cebu City about 10 miles from where I live.


57 posted on 10/14/2013 7:04:51 PM PDT by Doofer
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To: bd476

Here are some pictures at the link.
http://anc.yahoo.com/photos/bayan-patrollers-show-damage-caused-by-magnitude-7-2-earthquake-slideshow/

Prayers


58 posted on 10/14/2013 7:11:37 PM PDT by jodster36
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To: knarf; Doofer; AlexW; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ManilaKen; meyer; Kathy in Alaska; BIGLOOK; ...
knark wrote: "You can see the last part of "Deleguete" on the left of the epicenter .. where Alex W is with wife and son. "

Knarf, thanks for the information on Alex W and his family's locale. Freeper Doofer is on Cebu and posted during an aftershock that the power just came back on.

Prayers continuing that all will be safe.

Pinging the Prayer Warriors.


59 posted on 10/14/2013 7:15:42 PM PDT by bd476
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To: meyer
meyer wrote: "Ouch! AlexW, hope you’re OK. JR (non-freeper), hope you’re OK also! I’ll FB you and Vevz and try to see if you’re OK. I also know of a great nature photographer in the Philippines. Prayers for all of them!"

Meyer, please let us know how your friends are doing. Prayers extended!

60 posted on 10/14/2013 7:18:35 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

On twitter they are saying they’re feeling pretty noticeable aftershocks yet in Cebu City, a lot of people still standing outside, all of about only 25 minutes ago.


61 posted on 10/14/2013 7:23:51 PM PDT by jodster36
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To: jodster36; Doofer; AlexW; knarf
jodster36 wrote: Here are some pictures at the link. http://anc.yahoo.com/photos/bayan-patrollers-show-damage-caused-by-magnitude-7-2-earthquake-slideshow/ Prayers"

Thank you, Jodster36. The few photos I have had a chance to look are devastating.


62 posted on 10/14/2013 7:25:12 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

I’m praying for everyone suffering from this earthquake!


63 posted on 10/14/2013 7:26:41 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: bd476

From twitter:
Danielle Llamasares @philredcross my sis who is a doctor in Tagbilaran, Bohol said that they are attending to a lot of casualties @Gallares Memorial Hosp
Prayers for everybody affected


64 posted on 10/14/2013 7:27:23 PM PDT by jodster36
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To: jodster36

Thanks for the update, Jodster36.


65 posted on 10/14/2013 7:27:29 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

Yes, especially the 400 year old church. I have a few friends living over there, but thank God they are OK.


66 posted on 10/14/2013 7:29:30 PM PDT by jodster36
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To: bd476

USGS now has the depth of the main quake at 20km....!


67 posted on 10/14/2013 7:31:55 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: bd476

People outside Cebu business centers are not yet allowed inside buildings due to the Earthquake.

Also: fatalities up to 6 http://earthquake-report.com/2013/10/15/very-strong-earthquake-mindanao-philippines-on-october-15-2013/


68 posted on 10/14/2013 7:34:36 PM PDT by jodster36
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To: All

Still getting big aftershocks an hour and a half later...


69 posted on 10/14/2013 7:37:39 PM PDT by Doofer
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To: Doofer

Meant to say 2 1/2 hours later...


70 posted on 10/14/2013 7:38:25 PM PDT by Doofer
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To: winoneforthegipper
winoneforthegipper wrote: " USGS now has the depth of the main quake at 20km....!"

Thank you for the update, you are right! :) It's not unusual to find that the initial measurements have changed and will probably change several more times over the next several days. For example, the initial depth had also changed earlier to 56.8 km from the time I first posted this thread.

71 posted on 10/14/2013 7:40:50 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

Oh I agree....!


72 posted on 10/14/2013 7:43:26 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: Doofer; knarf; AlexW; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ManilaKen; meyer; Kathy in Alaska; BIGLOOK; ...
Doofer wrote: " Still getting big aftershocks an hour and a half later..."

Thanks for taking time to post, Doofer. Hang in there, you've got a whole host of folks praying for you and all in the Philippines.

73 posted on 10/14/2013 7:44:44 PM PDT by bd476
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To: jodster36
jodster36 wrote: "People outside Cebu business centers are not yet allowed inside buildings due to the Earthquake. Also: fatalities up to 6 http://earthquake-report.com/2013/10/15/very-strong-earthquake-mindanao-philippines-on-october-15-2013/"

Sorry to hear that, Jodster36. Thanks for your updates! You've got incoming Freepmail.

74 posted on 10/14/2013 7:47:55 PM PDT by bd476
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To: Alamo-Girl
Alamo-Girl wrote: " I’m praying for everyone suffering from this earthquake!"

Thank you, Alamo-girl. Bowing my head in prayer again with you.


75 posted on 10/14/2013 7:49:32 PM PDT by bd476
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To: winoneforthegipper

Thanks and if you hear or read anything new, please post and link it here.


76 posted on 10/14/2013 7:51:30 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

Nothing felt here in southern Mindanao.


77 posted on 10/14/2013 7:51:35 PM PDT by ch.man
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
A terrible tragedy, Al Gore and his cronies better keep their mouth’s shut !!!

They won't.
Those types drool at the chance to dance on corpses.
78 posted on 10/14/2013 7:51:49 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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ch.man wrote: " Nothing felt here in southern Mindanao."

Thank you, ch.man. That's good news. One of my friends is from Mindanao with relatives still living there.


79 posted on 10/14/2013 7:55:58 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

Will do....!


80 posted on 10/14/2013 7:58:38 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: bd476
From the Sunstar

Strong earthquake hits Bohol, 6 killed

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

CEBU (7th Update) – A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake jolted Carmen, Bohol and other parts of the Visayas and Mindanao Tuesday morning, killing at least six persons and injuring dozens others.

At least four people were confirmed killed in Cebu City.

Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgar Labella said in radio interview that the four were killed after a slab from the fish market fell on them.

"We're quite fortunate today is a holiday, not too many people in (office) buildings," he said.

Another report said two persons were killed when part of a public market in Mandaue City in Cebu collapsed. Seventeen others were reportedly injured.

Neil Sanchez of the local disaster council in Cebu told ANC that a school building has collapsed in Talisay City and several schoolchildren were trapped in the debris.

The Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. said in a radio interview that while there is no indication the quake can cause a tsunami and damage.

Phivolcs has so far recorded 18 aftershocks as of 10:30 a.m., he said.
81 posted on 10/14/2013 8:00:49 PM PDT by ch.man
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82 posted on 10/14/2013 8:02:14 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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83 posted on 10/14/2013 8:02:55 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: bd476

Just a quick note for you...The USARRAY system captured the quake but honestly I have seen quakes further away with less intensity make bigger waves.

Weird actually.

http://www.iris.edu/activeearth/content/es_TA_status.phtml


84 posted on 10/14/2013 8:06:40 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: winoneforthegipper; All

“USGS now has the depth of the main quake at 20km....!”

What ‘USGS’? This is what I’m reading (NOT kidding!)

“Due to the Federal government shutdown, usgs.gov and most associated web sites are unavailable.

Only web sites necessary to protect lives and property will be maintained.”

http://www.usgs.gov/


85 posted on 10/14/2013 8:12:34 PM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: 444Flyer

Yep you have to go to their quake map...

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/#%7B%22feed%22%3A%221day_all%22%2C%22search%22%3Anull%2C%22sort%22%3A%22newest%22%2C%22basemap%22%3A%22grayscale%22%2C%22autoUpdate%22%3Atrue%2C%22restrictListToMap%22%3Atrue%2C%22timeZone%22%3A%22local%22%2C%22mapposition%22%3A%5B%5B-71.96538769913127%2C-351.9140625%5D%2C%5B84.92832092949963%2C126.91406249999999%5D%5D%2C%22overlays%22%3A%7B%22plates%22%3Atrue%7D%2C%22viewModes%22%3A%7B%22map%22%3Atrue%2C%22list%22%3Afalse%2C%22settings%22%3Afalse%2C%22help%22%3Afalse%7D%7D


86 posted on 10/14/2013 8:13:56 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: ch.man; knarf; Doofer; AlexW; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ManilaKen; meyer; Kathy in Alaska; BIGLOOK; ...


Thank you, ch.man!





ch.man wrote:

From Philippines Sunstar

Strong earthquake hits Bohol, 6 killed

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

CEBU (7th Update) – A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake jolted Carmen, Bohol and other parts of the Visayas and Mindanao Tuesday morning, killing at least six persons and injuring dozens others.

At least four people were confirmed killed in Cebu City.

Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgar Labella said in radio interview that the four were killed after a slab from the fish market fell on them.

"We're quite fortunate today is a holiday, not too many people in (office) buildings," he said.

Another report said two persons were killed when part of a public market in Mandaue City in Cebu collapsed. Seventeen others were reportedly injured.

Neil Sanchez of the local disaster council in Cebu told ANC that a school building has collapsed in Talisay City and several schoolchildren were trapped in the debris.

The Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. said in a radio interview that while there is no indication the quake can cause a tsunami and damage.

Phivolcs has so far recorded 18 aftershocks as of 10:30 a.m., he said.


87 posted on 10/14/2013 8:15:19 PM PDT by bd476
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To: winoneforthegipper

Thanks, thanks!


88 posted on 10/14/2013 8:16:26 PM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: winoneforthegipper; Ernest_at_the_Beach

Thank you very much, winoneforthegipper. The most recent quake I could find on IRIS occurred on September 25, 2013.
IRIS is connected with USGS and may be withholding the info due to the shutdown.


89 posted on 10/14/2013 8:23:20 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

Yeah the ARRAY is up to date....288th day of the year makes it UTC the 15th of October.


90 posted on 10/14/2013 8:27:39 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: jodster36
jodster36 wrote: "Yes, especially the 400 year old church. I have a few friends living over there, but thank God they are OK."

Praise God they're safe!

91 posted on 10/14/2013 8:31:49 PM PDT by bd476
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To: steve86; cloudmountain

You wanna see buildings not made for earthquakes?
Seattle & Portland (& rest of the coast)will put on a big display when the Cascadia Fault cracks!

To give credit, local government is doing what they can.


92 posted on 10/14/2013 8:35:04 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Cold Heart

I don’t want to be in the viaduct tunnel when that happens (or the light rail tunnels).


93 posted on 10/14/2013 8:37:05 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: bd476

Thank you! :)


94 posted on 10/14/2013 8:43:06 PM PDT by jodster36
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To: Doofer; AlexW; ch.man; winoneforthegipper; Ernest_at_the_Beach; jodster36
Earthquakes Since the 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake

  1. 5.0 2km SSE of Clarin, Philippines 2013-10-14 19:42:02 UTC-07:00 22.9 km
  2. 4.6 1km WNW of Calero, Philippines 2013-10-14 19:36:52 UTC-07:00 20.4 km
  3. 4.9 2km E of Maribojoc, Philippines 2013-10-14 18:55:31 UTC-07:00 21.3 km
  4. 5.2 6km SSW of Loon, Philippines 2013-10-14 18:37:57 UTC-07:00 22.6 km
  5. 5.0 3km E of Canmaya Diot, Philippines 2013-10-14 18:07:38 UTC-07:00 20.7 km
  6. 5.3 1km SE of Catigbian, Philippines 2013-10-14 17:33:51 UTC-07:00 69.1 km
  7. 5.4 6km NNE of Nueva Fuerza, Philippines 2013-10-14 17:29:06 UTC-07:00 87.8 km
  8. 7.1 2km NE of Catigbian, Philippines 2013-10-14 17:12:32 UTC-07:00 20.0 km


95 posted on 10/14/2013 8:47:01 PM PDT by bd476
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To: steve86

Shortly before the Loma Prieta earthquake I was driving on the under span (the one that fell) of the Nimitz freeway and had a premonition that I did not want to be there when an earthquake hit.


96 posted on 10/14/2013 8:50:01 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Cold Heart

Depending how long before it was, it is possible you were responding to the ultra low frequency vibrations that immediately precede earthquakes. My pet birds go crazy right before I feel small earthquakes around here. Sometimes I don’t feel the quakes at all and have to look them up.


97 posted on 10/14/2013 8:54:44 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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98 posted on 10/14/2013 9:01:13 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476
From USGS: Shallow earthquakes are between 0 and 70 km deep...

It really irks me when U.S. government agencies use metric measurements in official documents and public announcements. The metric system may be fine for practical use in science, but it doesn't communicate to a population that doesn't use it.

Most Americans don't know a kilometer from a furlong, and can't readily visualize those distances.

99 posted on 10/14/2013 9:47:02 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: AlexW; Doofer; ch.man; knarf; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ManilaKen; meyer; Kathy in Alaska; BIGLOOK; ...
Good to read that you are okay, Alex.

Doofer, ch.man and others with friends
in the area have also posted first hand
accounts that they're okay.

It's great hearing that you are all okay and safe.
This was a major earthquake which
has caused the loss of life for at least
six people and it has destroyed many buildings,
including a very beautiful church.

Prayers continue for all affected by the earthquake.


100 posted on 10/14/2013 9:57:12 PM PDT by bd476
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