Pacific Folding? You Double Betcha!

Subject: 
Pacific Folding? You Double Betcha!
Posted By: 
CliffMickelson
Date: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 04:37 am

: Just put a page up showing the live seismos from June 10 and June 12.
: Tell me they DONґT show that Midway and Wake, in the Pacific, are
: FOLDING!!!

: [ OLD LINK REMOVED ]

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Hi Nancy!

Guess what! Speaking of earthquakes, June 13, there was a 7.9 in Chile!

Seems like there is one world class quake after another in the southern Hemisphere these days, eh?

Enclosed below are the Stats from USGS!

-CliffMickelson

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This information is provided by the USGS
> National Earthquake Information Center.
> (Address problems to: sedas@ghtmail.cr.usgs.gov)
>
> These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.
>
> A magnitude 7.9 earthquake IN TARAPACA, CHILE has occurred at:
> 19.90S 69.13W Depth 111km Mon Jun 13 22:44:33 2005 UTC
>
> Time: Universal Time (UTC) Mon Jun 13 22:44:33 2005
> Time Near Epicenter Mon Jun 13 18:44:33 2005
> Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) Mon Jun 13 18:44:33 2005
> Central Daylight Time (CDT) Mon Jun 13 17:44:33 2005
> Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) Mon Jun 13 16:44:33 2005
> Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) Mon Jun 13 15:44:33 2005
> Alaska Daylight Time (ADT) Mon Jun 13 14:44:33 2005
> Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Mon Jun 13 12:44:33 2005
>
> Location with respect to nearby cities:
> 115 km (70 miles) ENE of Iquique, Chile (pop 206,000)
> 200 km (125 miles) SE of Arica, Chile
> 240 km (150 miles) SSE of Tacna, Peru
> 1515 km (940 miles) N of SANTIAGO, Chile
>
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> Flinn-Engdahl Region Number = 123
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