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    8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    and only 27 miles down. This is going to be another big tragedy as Tsunami warnings are in effect.

    Magnitude 8.8 - OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE

    There was also a 7.0 earthquake in Japan today

    Magnitude 7.0 - RYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPAN



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Not good...

    Massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake hits Chile - Yahoo! News

    I have had a theory that these quakes are related. A quake hits on one side of the rim and almost a counteraction in another part of the rim.



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    8.8 is about as big as they get.


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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    The largest earthquake ever recorded struck the same area of Chile on May 22, 1960. The magnitude-9.5 quake killed 1,655 people and left 2 million homeless. The tsunami that it caused killed people in Hawaii, Japan and the Philippines and caused damage to the west coast of the United States.
    Hopefully not too many lives were/will be lost.



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    That is freaking huge. 500 times more intense than the Haiti quake, and a 131 ft wave. Holy crap

    Massive quake kills dozens in Chile - Americas- msnbc.com



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Great....more aid likely needed from the US.

    Getting tired of saving the world to be honest.



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Great....more aid likely needed from the US.

    Getting tired of saving the world to be honest.
    You're Al Gore?



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Thats a massive earthquake.


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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    so much for my plan for a small island retirement



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    If you planned on retiring in Chili and think thats an island....please look on map



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave19642006 View Post
    If you planned on retiring in Chili and think thats an island....please look on map
    I think he was talking about how the earthquakes and tsunami's don't really make the islands appealing



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    I think he was talking about how the earthquakes and tsunami's don't really make the islands appealing

    I really hope so..... It was chili and I did not really look into the depths of his conversation statement



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Sorry, I was referring to the tsunami as they are covering the tsunami warnings on tv right now and an internal joke about ruling a small pacific island some day.



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave19642006 View Post
    I really hope so..... It was chili and I did not really look into the depths of his conversation statement
    btw, if you think chili is a country I think you need to check yo'self, yo.



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    Re: 8.8 earthquake hits Chile

    There is a lot of plate movement this year. Last year was the year of Celebrity Death and this year is the year of the Earthquakes.


    Hooray for Metaphors!

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