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Old February 6 2013, 03:27 AM   #1
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Tsunami warning for Asia pacific region

http://i.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/...olomon-Islands

An hour ago as I type this.
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Old February 6 2013, 05:49 AM   #2
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Stay safe people
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Old February 6 2013, 07:15 AM   #3
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I'm 162m above sea level, hope nothing ever reaches me here!
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Old February 6 2013, 11:44 AM   #4
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Re: Tsunami warning for Asia pacific region

the warning was rescinded after 2 hours. Like on Dec 21st, armageddon is postponed again.
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Old February 6 2013, 08:48 PM   #5
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the warning was rescinded after 2 hours. Like on Dec 21st, armageddon is postponed again.
A 1m high tsunami did his the Solomons though, destroying at least three villages and killing six people.
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Old February 6 2013, 09:09 PM   #6
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I'm 162m above sea level, hope nothing ever reaches me here!
Somewhere around 5280ft above sea level here. If one hits here a whole lot of people are screwed.
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Old February 7 2013, 07:51 AM   #7
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Re: Tsunami warning for Asia pacific region

Unfortunately earthquakes are quite common for the Solomon Islands. Sadly unlike the major earthquake back in 2010 some people have lost their lives, but thankfully it sounds like it hasn't been as major a disaster that the 2007 earthquake caused tsunami that hit around Gizo.
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