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  1. risingmegatron

    risingmegatron Destiny

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  2. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've said it before, and I'll say it again... this has sure been an active year as far as earthquakes are concerned.

    But dang... 400 killed? :( 
     
  3. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, it's called tectonic plate shifting. Does suck about the 400 deaths though... loss of life on that scale seems a bit staggering to think about.
     
  4. Recall

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    The frequency is a thought for concern also, I'm not uptodate on my history but when else have we heard about so many earthquakes in such a short period?
     
  5. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    This is probably the real difference, we're hearing more about them. Earthquakes, deadly or not, are common across the earth, and tragic as this is, its extremely doubtful its a sign of some crazy earthquakopolypse.
     
  6. Eric

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    I have to agree here. I'm sure that the number of earthquakes we've been getting so far has to be coincidental. Granted, yes, it's scary as hell having a lot of disasters lately, but as Laser_Optimus pointed out, it's probably tectonic shifting and nothing more.
     
  7. Crazy Ramjetty

    Crazy Ramjetty marvel's got it good

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    first haiti, then chili, now china? I have a bad feeling where the next one is hitting!
     
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    It's actually normal to have this many earthquakes . They're just happening in populated areas more this year. Which sucks.
     
  9. Lance Halberd

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    Plus with the internet and news media now we hear more about the earthquakes in places like Chile, Haiti and China now then we did before.
     
  11. smkspy

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    It's the very rare natural disaster that becomes lasting history.

    Bah! Common sense based on research and facts, that has no place here, sir!!!!
     
  12. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    It's the Earth. It's what it does.
     
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    Holy Fuck, another Earthquake?

    Though, dude, 400? That's a lot of people.
     
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    Death toll's almost six hundred now, I hear. :( 
     
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    600!!!!
     
  17. Lock Cade

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    Yep.

    Though, I think they only broadcast news about the more larger earthquakes that occur. Minor earthquakes don't get mentioned on the news at all. At least, that's what I've been told in the earth science class I took last summer.

    Bummer. :( 
     
  18. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator

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    ^^^ I agree, the global media (and reg. people too) are doing their job(s), and we are better informed as these tragedies take place..so sad at how many have lost their lives :rip 
     
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    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    My only fear is if the New Madrid or Wabash Valley seismic areas pop. Relatively dense population with little to no earthquake proofing, and rigid bedrock to send those shockwaves all across the Eastern half of the US.

    *insert media fearmongering here*
     

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