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(Huffington Post) NewsFlash 7.3 earthquake off the coast of Japan. Tsunami warning issued for Miyagi prefecture. For non-Japanese, that's the one with Sendai and the Fukushima plant   (huffingtonpost.com) divider line 21
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2012-12-07 05:06:09 AM  
2 votes:

GreatGlavinsGhost: I think the thread provides words, especially if a FARKer can give a first-hand account.


It really is the place to be when things go down. Watched some biggies from the sidelines through Farkers' words.
2012-12-07 04:38:46 AM  
2 votes:

Korb: I've been watching the NHK World web cast. The general impression I've gotten is that it shook pretty good, and there was a little wave on the beach, but overall this was pretty meh. Also it happened at night, so even if it was really bad, there are no dramatic videos of water swallowing greenhouses and parking lots like there were in 2011.

You know, the kind of facts that are going to be ignored by the US news media who are going to start labeling this a disaster and tards will start shoveling money to people peddling fake radiation drugs to protect against the non-existent glowing green cloud floating this way over the Pacific.


I'm only saying this because I care - there are a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market today that are just as tasty as the real thing.
2012-12-07 06:38:58 AM  
1 votes:

wakitu: Aftershocks of 6.2, 5.5, a couple of 4.7s...
Small waves have already hit - 20cm to 1m.
Tokyo Electric Power says workers reach safe position inside Fukushima nuclear plant, didn't evacuate.


i46.tinypic.com
2012-12-07 06:30:59 AM  
1 votes:

Goodfella: Poor Japan.

Since they now have to import oil to power their now extremely shaky export industry instead of using nuclear power, they are one farked country. Not to mention the whole country and all its people are being slowly irradiated.

Birth defects and cancer rates will be skyrocketing. As they will (but to a lesser extent) to anyone living on the West Coast of the US.

Funny to see all the countries around the world quietly re-defining their official definition of what an unsafe level of radioactivity is. Must be a coincidence.


Enenews (Energy News) is still following Fukishima. They're experiencing a medical disaster in the aftermath. Truly terrifying stuff.
2012-12-07 05:57:35 AM  
1 votes:
Poor Japan.

Since they now have to import oil to power their now extremely shaky export industry instead of using nuclear power, they are one farked country. Not to mention the whole country and all its people are being slowly irradiated.

Birth defects and cancer rates will be skyrocketing. As they will (but to a lesser extent) to anyone living on the West Coast of the US.

Funny to see all the countries around the world quietly re-defining their official definition of what an unsafe level of radioactivity is. Must be a coincidence.
2012-12-07 05:48:40 AM  
1 votes:
Just another Japan farker checking in from the west side of Tokyo. This was a tiny little roller, roughly some 1/1000th the strength of last year's. 1m waves are surf levels, to boot, though the towns that were rebuilt did undergo an evacuation for safety's sake/good practice, there was no actual danger in the Ishinomaki area.
2012-12-07 05:38:04 AM  
1 votes:

GreatGlavinsGhost: Why is there a link to something other than the USGS when there's a huge earfquake?


Not everyone took "Rocks for Jocks" i.e.: first year Earth Science in college. ...Or even went to college. The USGS is fun but not exactly easy to read. Thanks to Farkers, when an earthquake makes it to the main page people like me learn a lot but without having to put on pants and go to class. I glean what the USGS is saying based on some of the posts that link to it, in the thread.
2012-12-07 05:35:29 AM  
1 votes:

fusillade762: Is it the Mayan thing starting??


The "Mayan thing" will be the 5th such thing and the last 4 didn't end the world.

Their calendar is just circular. No one has an apocalypse theory about clocks because their circle is complete in 12 hours. If they took a few hundred years to cycle, that would be the Mayan calendar.
2012-12-07 05:16:50 AM  
1 votes:

FetusAGoGo: doglover: FetusAGoGo: This is feels like last year.

I won't be surprised if there's another, bigger quake in the next couple days.

Time to double-check the emergency bag.

You in Tokyo?

I live in Tochigi. I'm about 3 hours north of Tokyo.


Our own canary in the mine!
2012-12-07 05:13:35 AM  
1 votes:

DaCricket: Yeah, this was a long slow roll.  At first I wasn't even sure that it was an earthquake, then I was like... Oh yeah.  We can stop now.  :oD


MINUTES of earthshake is FOREVER! Glad it was more of a roller.


 
2012-12-07 05:12:37 AM  
1 votes:
I'm south of Tokyo and I felt it. 
 
www.jma.go.jp

(From the JMA)
2012-12-07 05:06:54 AM  
1 votes:

wakitu: Watched some biggies from the sidelines through Farkers' words.



Ditto
2012-12-07 05:01:05 AM  
1 votes:
Wow, my first two weeks living in Japan. This is about to get interesting. Definitly felt it.
2012-12-07 04:51:52 AM  
1 votes:

starsrift: Is this just a prelude?

 
 
I think that is the concern. The day started with a shake and they're still coming. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/
2012-12-07 04:51:14 AM  
1 votes:
This is feels like last year.

I won't be surprised if there's another, bigger quake in the next couple days.

Time to double-check the emergency bag.
2012-12-07 04:44:32 AM  
1 votes:

Korb: I've been watching the NHK World web cast. The general impression I've gotten is that it shook pretty good, and there was a little wave on the beach, but overall this was pretty meh. Also it happened at night, so even if it was really bad, there are no dramatic videos of water swallowing greenhouses and parking lots like there were in 2011.


While a 7 pointer isn't anything to shake a stick at, it's far from a 9-pointer. I think the real question is... Is this just a prelude?
2012-12-07 04:43:04 AM  
1 votes:

starsrift: Not this shiat again...


Ditto.
2012-12-07 04:36:12 AM  
1 votes:
Is okay, just one meter in Ishinomaki with no damage.
Tokyo got shaken (not stirred) but nothing even shook past Aichi going to the west.
2012-12-07 04:35:57 AM  
1 votes:
I've been watching the NHK World web cast. The general impression I've gotten is that it shook pretty good, and there was a little wave on the beach, but overall this was pretty meh. Also it happened at night, so even if it was really bad, there are no dramatic videos of water swallowing greenhouses and parking lots like there were in 2011.

You know, the kind of facts that are going to be ignored by the US news media who are going to start labeling this a disaster and tards will start shoveling money to people peddling fake radiation drugs to protect against the non-existent glowing green cloud floating this way over the Pacific.
2012-12-07 04:35:06 AM  
1 votes:
So.. not so much with the one with comments.

Ok.

*shrug*

Damn Japan .. y'all just can't catch a break can you?

1m wave might be nasty.. I dunno.

Couple decent aftershocks already too... Stay safe!
2012-12-07 04:31:43 AM  
1 votes:
Not this shiat again...
 
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