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03-11-2011, 08:17 AM

Damn, can't believe this is happening. My thoughts are with the people of Japan.
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03-11-2011, 08:17 AM

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God has nothing to do with it. And the Japanese don't believe in that crap anyway. Send your best wishes but how about we keep the god bs out of it!
No need to be like that. Let each of us express wishes of hope how we feel comfortable.

I was in the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995, and that was a 7.2 mag. This is looking like 8.4 to 8.9. I don't know the math, but that is at least 30 times larger, maybe 50 times. That is unthinkable to me. The tsunamis are devastating the coastal areas. I am watching ships being tossed over, in real time. I assume there are people aboard.
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03-11-2011, 08:23 AM

OMG these aftershocks are just killing me!

DO NOT cook, everyone!
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Shocking Pictures - 03-11-2011, 08:23 AM

I am watching from Australia on the news. Have friends in Japan but can't contact them at the moment. This is shocking stuff. People must be in these cars and buildings that are floating down the river.
I just hope the emergency services can save most of them.
In Australia we are thinking of you all and hoping for some miracles.
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03-11-2011, 08:24 AM

Gaawd! that scared crap out of me. whole entire city was like inside cocktail shaker. and it still quakes a bit time after time


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03-11-2011, 08:30 AM

i knew it will come just was not sure that it will be today. On wednesday we had 3-4 small but long and persistent eearthquakes and today it went off. series of small eqs usually precede a l;arge one. Besides it was meant to be, every 90 years or so Tokyo gets spanked.

2h of shaking and it is still shaking here in Tokyo Bay. Artificial land cracked and sea water is gushing out. No idea how bad os Tokyo as the phones are overloaded, cant call anyone.

I hope that all of us here in Japan are OK.

Massive 8.9 quake, tsunamis hit Japan - CNN.com
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03-11-2011, 08:31 AM

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No need to be like that. Let each of us express wishes of hope how we feel comfortable.

I was in the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995, and that was a 7.2 mag. This is looking like 8.4 to 8.9. I don't know the math, but that is at least 30 times larger, maybe 50 times. That is unthinkable to me. The tsunamis are devastating the coastal areas. I am watching ships being tossed over, in real time. I assume there are people aboard.
Yes, there are quite a few Japanese who are praying right now, the Sumyohi shrine is crowded with people rubbing their beads and saying prayers.
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03-11-2011, 08:34 AM

At least 2 people at the refinery fire are confirmed dead, and others are missing. The flames are reaching thousands of feet into the sky,
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03-11-2011, 08:36 AM

It looks awful. Says the death toll will rise.

So awful
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03-11-2011, 08:36 AM

British media reports 8.9 which is huge!

Also tsunamis within japan (pics) and others across the pacific.

my thoughts are with you!
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