Not quite Tokyo but Magnitude 8!!!

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cosmicnut
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Not quite Tokyo but Magnitude 8!!!

Post by cosmicnut » Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:05 am

At around 3pm A large earthquake occured off Japan sending a huge tsunami inland!

I think all of us on this forum is thinking of our Japnese friends at the moment

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Post by Soruk » Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:38 pm

They didn't consider this in TM8.0 - A massive explosion has rocked a Japanese nuclear power plant after Friday's devastating earthquake.

It's one thing to be watching an anime what-if story, it's a whole other matter watching the live-action version on BBC News 24.

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Post by Big Al » Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:20 pm

Also bear in mind that an 8.9 magnitude earthquake is about 8 times stronger than 8.0. It's a log10 scale.

Everyone in know in Japan lives far to the west of Tokyo, which is a relief for me.

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