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Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:30 pm

Unseasonably warm weather this time of year?
The dogs are barking like crazy?
Call me paranoid but I have a sick feeling a major earthquake may hit the area soon.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:32 pm

heh, Then you're gonna float off to Hawaii... Alaska can come too.. w00t
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:36 pm

First N.O., now San Fran? If it does hit, the "sinners" in Vegas and Atlantic City had best pack-up and head for Salt Lake City or the Bible Belt.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:36 pm

NNNOOO!!! It would be uncanny, there was a programme on the other night in the UK about the SFO earthquake in 1989. It was scary to watch, nevermind being in the middle of it. I hope to god there isn't an earthquake. If you have this feeling Larry, keep to open spaces, and be careful where you go for the next few days.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:37 pm

I'm glad I moved away from the city to the East Bay! Big grin
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:50 pm

im afraid temperatures and earthquakes have next to nothing in common. It might be hot, but that doesnt mean an earthquake is imminent. Also the dogs are probably barking because its hot.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:52 pm

At least you're not going to get wiped out by a volcano too.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:56 pm

Quoting Brendan03 (Reply 1):
Alaska can come too

 Wow! No thanks.

Quoting Gunsontheroof (Reply 6):
At least you're not going to get wiped out by a volcano too.

Heeeey, that ain't funny!!!  wink  We've got two that are spewing these days, Mt. St. Augustine and Mt. Cleveland.

Quoting Superfly (Thread starter):
Call me paranoid but I have a sick feeling a major earthquake may hit the area soon.

I wonder - seriously - how much truth there is to your "paranoia" Larry . . .

Every time a single volcano acts up here in Alaska - we get more (Mt. Cleveland) and there tends to be seismic activity all along the "Ring of Fire". I suspect there to be either volcanic or earthquake activity in Japan and throughout the Pacific Rim as long as these volcanos are releasing pressure.

Sounds crazy, I know - but I've never really seen it fail. One good seismic blow begets another.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:01 pm

Quoting Nighthawk (Reply 5):
im afraid temperatures and earthquakes have next to nothing in common

You are correct. However, many of the major eathquakes I have been in happened during unusual heatwaves (1987 Whittier/Narrows, 1994 Northridge) and the 1989 earthquake happened during a heatwave too. However study after study claims there is no connection to weather and seismic activity.

Quoting Confuscius (Reply 4):
I'm glad I moved away from the city to the East Bay!

You are still f--ked over there in Hayward. 

Quoting IAH777 (Reply 2):
First N.O., now San Fran? If it does hit, the "sinners" in Vegas and Atlantic City had best pack-up and head for Salt Lake City or the Bible Belt.

Amsterdamn may be next. It's also protected by dykes and is below sea level.

I don't mind going to hell though. That's where all my friends are going anyway.  

[Edited 2006-02-10 10:04:30]
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:01 pm

maybe I should reconsider visiting SFO again at the end of the month.....
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:07 pm

Ilikeyyc:
Oh don't be afraid. The earthquake may have already happened by then and and all tourist traps will be dirt cheap.  Silly

Look at the bright side, both me and Windowseat live on the top floors of our buildings so you'll have a place to crash regardless.  Smile
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:22 pm

OK, I'll plan on coming since I won't have to worry about a place to crash! This time I'm not planing on seeing any tourist traps, just drinking. But if there is a quake, there won't be any electricity to keep the beer cold!
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:30 pm

Quoting Ilikeyyc (Reply 11):
But if there is a quake, there won't be any electricity to keep the beer cold!

We'll just have to drink wine and hard liquor. Big grin
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:33 pm

Quoting Superfly (Reply 12):
We'll just have to drink wine and hard liquor

Guess I'll have to try your Cold Duck then.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:34 pm

I wouldn't worry about the temperature and the quakes, the two are independant of one another. They will come when they will come. Apart from perhaps some early warning from tremors there really isn't a way to predict them. Although, being in San Fransisco is not really the place I would want to be when the old San Andreas decides to do a little shuffle. Now, all that being said, if there's one thing that taking Earth Sciences at university will tell you, it's that we know virtually nothing about predicting earthquakes. But if it would make you feel better you could always move east, there's nothing that ever happens seismic wise out here.

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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:47 pm

Quoting NeilYYZ (Reply 14):
if there's one thing that taking Earth Sciences at university will tell you, it's that we know virtually nothing about predicting earthquakes.

Perhaps I can mention this to A.net member MD-90. Afterall, he talked about a 767 slaming in to the World Trade Center in November of 2000.

Quoting NeilYYZ (Reply 14):
But if it would make you feel better you could always move east,

It's boring out there.  Sad

Quoting Ilikeyyc (Reply 13):
Guess I'll have to try your Cold Duck then.

Oh no, Cold Duck must be kept cold. Otherwise, it's just a duck.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:11 pm

Quoting Superfly (Reply 8):
It's also protected by dykes.

There's no need to resort to such hostility. I know several lesbians and I think they are great people.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:44 pm

Quoting TheCoz (Reply 16):
There's no need to resort to such hostility. I know several lesbians and I think they are great people.

dykes = levees But you knew that, didn't you?  Smile
And people who live near them have a ton of respect for them.  Wink
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:47 pm

Quoting Superfly (Thread starter):
Unseasonably warm weather this time of year?
The dogs are barking like crazy?
Call me paranoid but I have a sick feeling a major earthquake may hit the area soon.

funnily enough all the tinfoil hat brigade are predicting one for this year.

Botom line is, it'll happen in its own sweet time. Cats are the best indicator of impending earthquakes as they have a hard-coded detection and survival system inside them. If a cat starts acting funny or goes missing then something's up.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 10:06 pm

Quoting Ilikeyyc (Reply 11):
But if there is a quake, there won't be any electricity to keep the beer cold!

just find a CO2 fire extinguisher...that will cool the beer off pretty quick. (personal experience)
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:10 pm

We've been over-due for an earthquake for a while now.

Quoting Confuscius (Reply 4):
I'm glad I moved away from the city to the East Bay!

I think the Calaveras fault is supposed to be where the next one strikes. I think it connects to the Hayward fault down in San Jose, so the whole East Bay could be pretty f*cked if there is a big one that shakes both.  Sad

http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/info/faultmaps/San_Francisco.html

To settle a little misconception once and for all, California is NOT falling off into the ocean. (though sometimes I wish we could go and chill with Hawaii) However in a several million years LA will be North of SF because of plate movement.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:27 pm

It's a matter of when, not if, when the San Andreas does the tectonic boogaloo, and how bad it's going to be.

When I was going to Long Beach City College I took a geology field trip class and we went up to Lytle Creek for a look. Lotta PhDs in geology were made up there.

Well, here's the deal. Every year, in the fall, when trees start shedding their leaves a layer of peat is deposited in the creek bed. Then, in the spring a layer of sand is deposited over that. So there's your calendar, like the rings in a tree, going back several thousand years.

When there's a quake, there's upwelling in places through the strata of alternating layers of peat and sand as the soil liquifies. Then when it settles down the creek reverts to calendar mode, which tells you what the magnitude of the quake was, and when it happened. The record on the San Andreas for major events shows that the longest interval in that area was about 200 years and the least interval was about 55 years. The last big one in the southland was the 1857 Fort Tejon quake.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:41 am

I think I will buy up some tracts in the Valley. I'll have beach front property...
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 1:24 am

There was a documentary show on recently about the moon, can't remember the name of it. In it, they featured a guy who predicts earthquakes based on two things. The first is the postion of the moon; there is a place in its orbit in which the tidal forces it exerts upon the earth and its crust are especially strong. The second predictor is an increase in the number of missing pet reports in newspapers. Apparently they sense something and take off, hence the increase reports in the papers. This guy apparently keeps track of the number of missing pet reports for newspapers around the country and world, and upon seeing a significant increase in a paper at a time when the moon is in this position, he issues an earthquake warning. They mentioned that this position of the moon has been scientifically linked to an increase in volcanic activity. His success rate in his earthquake warnings was worth noting in a scientific documentary on National Geographic or Discovery Science channel (can't remember which). Nothing mentioned about dogs barking though...
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 1:59 am

Quoting Miamiair (Reply 22):
I think I will buy up some tracts in the Valley. I'll have beach front property...

If I had some I'd sell it to you for a huge premium (since you think it'll be beach front property) then I'll laugh all the way to the bank.

There seems to be a lot of people who believe that half of California is going to fall off into the Ocean. Someone could make a killing off of this and then disappear and move to Mexico or something.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 3:02 am

Quoting TheCoz (Reply 16):
There's no need to resort to such hostility. I know several lesbians and I think they are great people.

Where are the strike out pics?
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 3:46 am

Quoting YeahitsK (Reply 23):
The second predictor is an increase in the number of missing pet reports in newspapers. Apparently they sense something and take off, hence the increase reports in the papers

Well damn it, I want to go where all the pets are going. Where do all the pets hangout when they decide to takeoff?
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 3:47 am

Quoting Superfly (Reply 26):
Well damn it, I want to go where all the pets are going. Where do all the pets hangout when they decide to takeoff?

They're scoping out cheap land on the west coast of Nevada, of course!!
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 3:50 am

I think the most intriguing theory is from the old guy who lives in San Jose, who scans the papers for ads for lost animals.

Apparently when an earthquake is imminent, cats and dogs start running away to protect themselves, so ads for lost animals skyrocket.

I live in Martinez, just a hop,skip and a jump from a couple of refineries. So I'm thinking a double dose of reality would be coming my way.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 5:04 am

"You are still f--ked over there in Hayward."

"think the Calaveras fault is supposed to be where the next one strikes. I think it connects to the Hayward fault down in San Jose, so the whole East Bay could be pretty f*cked if there is a big one that shakes both."



I'll move farther east...say Livermore or Tracy? Big grin

Maybe that's where all the pets went.  Wink


BTW, the San Andreas fault is what you a call a transform fault, meaning the plates slides laterally. SF and LA won't fall into the ocean.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:31 am

Quoting Confuscius (Reply 29):
I'll move farther east...say Livermore or Tracy?

Maybe it will mysteriously widen the 205  Smile
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:34 am

Possible HNL meet!!!???

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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:38 am

Quoting Scott2187 (Reply 19):
just find a CO2 fire extinguisher...that will cool the beer off pretty quick. (personal experience)

And with my luck I'll only be able to find a dry chemical extinguisher!

However, nothing will beat the story of the guy in NZ who built a jet engine from a turbo charger just to cool his beer. The jet used propane so fast that the tank became cold enough to chill the beer! I'll see if I can find that link.

EDIT: I found the link: Jet powered beer cooler

[Edited 2006-02-10 22:40:53]
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 8:35 am

Quoting Confuscius (Reply 29):
BTW, the San Andreas fault is what you a call a transform fault, meaning the plates slides laterally. SF and LA won't fall into the ocean.

There are probably many terms, but I was always taught it was a "strike slip" fault

Bottom line: you are right we aren't falling off into the ocean.
(maybe you, Superfly, and I can sell "soon to be beachfront property" in Stockton? What a scam that would be)


I wonder what a major earthquake would do to Mt. Diablo though?  scratchchin 

Quoting Confuscius (Reply 29):
I'll move farther east...say Livermore or Tracy?

I'm not sure Livermore is safe either, I would go to Stockton that is definitely far enough east. Not to mention housing is actually affordable out there.....just hope you don't have to commute to San Jose or SF  eek 
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:16 am

Quoting YeahitsK (Reply 23):
There was a documentary show on recently about the moon, can't remember the name of it. In it, they featured a guy who predicts earthquakes based on two things. The first is the postion of the moon; there is a place in its orbit in which the tidal forces it exerts upon the earth and its crust are especially strong

This guy, if it's the same guy, was one of my teachers in a Catholic highschool here in Honolulu. If it's him, his name is Michael Lee. He was on the Sci Fi Channel also back in the late 90s around when I attended. Funny thing is, he was the head of the religion department at that school, and I had his class, freshman year. I only attended this school it for 2 years but I'm not trying to diss this guy, but for a "religion teacher", he was off the wall. I still remember a lot of this guy and I'm sure anyone who had has class hasn't either, how could you forget, he had us scared shitless! Haha.....

It'd be a far fetch to call it "religion class", it was more like Michael Lee's class of "visions, dreams, sightings, predictions, and prophecies". It was his own way to preach his "science".

First of all, we never were taught any "religion", he simply gave us the answers to all the questions on the test he would give us a few days ahead of time and then test us. The rest of the time he taught his "science". He had this whole big journal of things he saw in his dreams with drawings, for example one was how he saw a plant come out of a bible and one whole class was devoted to it. His journal was filled with his visions of Mary and all sorts of stuff.

Another good one was when he told us about his dream that he had of the next big San Francisco earthquake. He even told us when to spot the signs that it was going to happen, "when you see killer bees in North America in the newspaper." He also told us there'd be a 1000 foot high tsunami wave that would wipe out Hawaii. If it wasn't a California earthquake, it would be one from the island of Hawaii. He also told us that we could escape it by going up to the Pali Lookout and surviving by climbing up there for a few weeks. (Pali Lookout popular ancient historical battleground and tourist spot that overlooks a pass in the Ko'olau mountains) This guy's family has some weird stuff too, there was a feature in the Honolulu Advertiser newspaper, that undernearth a restraunt that the family used to own in Honolulu, there was a cave that they found that lead to an ancient Hawaiian burial ground that was filled with many rune like statues.

He used to have a whole webpage on the school's webpage on his earthquake predictions. I'm not sure if he's still there, but the school's name is Father Damien Memorial Highschool. Every class was either a "dream" lesson or some off the wall vision that this guy had. Needless to say it was just f*cking weird.....
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:22 am

Quoting Superfly (Reply 10):
Look at the bright side, both me and Windowseat live on the top floors of our buildings so you'll have a place to crash regardless.

Unfortunately I dont...I'm stuck in a house closer to Ocean Beach!

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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:30 am

Quoting Ilikeyyc (Reply 32):
However, nothing will beat the story of the guy in NZ who built a jet engine from a turbo charger just to cool his beer. The jet used propane so fast that the tank became cold enough to chill the beer! I'll see if I can find that link.

EDIT: I found the link: Jet powered beer cooler

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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:47 am

Quoting L-188 (Reply 36):
I WANT ONE !!!!!!

LOL- So do I. But I have a feeling that my neighbors wouldn't like me if I had one!
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:24 am

Quoting NorCal (Reply 33):
There are probably many terms, but I was always taught it was a "strike slip" fault

A strike slip fault is a lateral fault, but there is another kind of lateral fault called a transform. There are 5 kinds of faults: Normal, Reverse, Thrust, Strike slip and Transform. A normal fault is one caused by tension on the rock (they are prevalent in the UK, and that is where geology pretty much started, so thats why they are called 'normal' faults). A reverse fault, and a thrust fault are both caused by compression. Finally, strike slip and transform faults are caused by lateral forces on the rock or plate. Transform faults, however, do not go the entire length of the rock.

The San Andreas fault is actually part of the mid oceanic ridge, and the faults on the divergent plate boundaries are transforms. They are not strike-slip, because if they were, the faults would cross the entire oceanic plates, which they don't. You californians are lucky you don't have magma coming up.

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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:32 am

Quoting Superfly (Thread starter):
I have a sick feeling a major earthquake may hit the area soon.

Don't count on getting much help from FEMA if that happens, dude..... wink 

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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:59 am

Quoting Superfly (Thread starter):
Unseasonably warm weather this time of year?
The dogs are barking like crazy?
Call me paranoid but I have a sick feeling a major earthquake may hit the area soon.

Aha, one of those who believe in "Earthquake weather," then?
My building will probably go sliding down Ivy hill when it happens. Anyway, my cat hasn't freaked out yet, so I'm not biting my nails.  Smile
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 2:06 am

I have an amusing mental picture now of Superfly running after a pack of feral cats, because he thought they sensed something. (They sensed "garbage at the back of the Market St. Safeway.")  Smile

And I've been at and in several Pride Parades, and I'm *sure* SF is protected by dykes. On bikes!

I've lived in San Jose since '93, and it's always fun to freak out the natives when we get warm and/or windless weather by saying "Hmm...earthquake weather?" and raising an eyebrow. So: Superly...earthquake weather...?

See?

(PS: People living in Hayward don't have to wait for the fault to let go to be f*cked. They already ***live in Hayward***)  Wink
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:51 am

Quoting Maury (Reply 41):
(PS: People living in Hayward don't have to wait for the fault to let go to be f*cked. They already ***live in Hayward***)

LOL!  Silly  rotfl 

Quoting Maury (Reply 41):
(They sensed "garbage at the back of the Market St. Safeway.")

You mean the free needle exchange?
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:25 am

Quoting Superfly (Reply 42):
You mean the free needle exchange?

eeeeew...i was thinkin' more like old fish. Should've said "the Cala on Russian Hill" maybe. Unless there's an exchange there too...
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:30 am

Quoting Maury (Reply 43):
eeeeew...i was thinkin' more like old fish

Old fish and crackheads exchanging free needles is equally gross.
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:31 am

You know what???!!!! I live in Los Angeles, and going to Europe within 6 months...So!!!!! I do wanna experience my last earthquake while Im here....I did experience the 6.7 Northridge quake back in 1994 and boy...It was scary....

Dont get me wrong though....I am not wishing for the big ones like 8.5 or something like that...I only wanna just have my last which would be in the range of a 4.5 to a 5.5..... Smile  Smile  Smile

Oh...and last thing...this hot weather...goin to last through summer sicne El Nino is not present this year like when it did last year...The weather forecast for SOCAL calls for even in the 90s to a 100s...The warm spot in the Nation..
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:49 pm

Quoting NorCal (Reply 20):
However in a several million years LA will be North of SF because of plate movement.

Will San Francisco stay where it is then?  Wink

Animals really are among the great predictors of earthquakes. When Turkey was struck in 1999, my grandparents told me that the dogs in the neighbourhood had been going crazy for several hours before the quake.

And with the tsunami in December 2004 many animals, mainly elephants, saved themselves by running to higher grounds.
 
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:04 pm

"PS: People living in Hayward don't have to wait for the fault to let go to be f*cked. They already ***live in Hayward***) "

I'm closer to Union City than central Hayward...don't know if it's good or bad, but it's better than most of San Jose.  Wink
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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:45 pm

I saw a programme about the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1993...they said they expected the big one as soon as 1995-1996......... but wait....I haven't seen a Big one yet...to be hoenst.....only nature decides when it wants to do the big one!
A good sign however is if there are several little quakes over a year...its helps prevent too much pressure from being built up and could prevent a major one happening at one time!

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RE: Major Earthquake To Hit San Francisco?

Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:45 pm

I saw a programme about the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1993...they said they expected the big one as soon as 1995-1996......... but wait....I haven't seen a Big one yet...to be hoenst.....only nature decides when it wants to do the big one!
A good sign however is if there are several little quakes over a year...its helps prevent too much pressure from being built up and could prevent a major one happening at one time!
A man without the knowledge of his past history,culture and origins is like a tree without roots

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