Quake of 7.9 magnitude strikes off Ph...

Quake of 7.9 magnitude strikes off Philippines: USGS

There are 16 comments on the The Orlando Sentinel story from Aug 31, 2012, titled Quake of 7.9 magnitude strikes off Philippines: USGS. In it, The Orlando Sentinel reports that:

An earthquake of 7.9 magnitude struck off the Philippines on Friday and a tsunami warning has been issued for the region, the The quake was centered off the east coast, 91 miles off the town of Guiuan in Samar province at a depth of about 20 miles, USGS said.

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Jack slow fuckia

Changde, China

#1 Aug 31, 2012
The Chinese people sent a message of congratulation
wow

Kennett, MO

#2 Aug 31, 2012
and when the fault goes that is directly under beijing? careful with the insults they can come back and bite
Jack slow fuckia

Changde, China

#3 Aug 31, 2012
wow wrote:
and when the fault goes that is directly under beijing? careful with the insults they can come back and bite
No, China's coast isn't in Pacific rim of seismic zone, we won't take a quake in BJ.

And the quake in Philippines may cause a big tsunami drowning many filippers.

wow, the world escape from noisy monkeys.

LOL
wow

Kennett, MO

#4 Aug 31, 2012
do your research there is a fault system directly under beijing, What about Sichuan ( spelling)
man

Philippines

#5 Sep 1, 2012
wow...China that's bad...
Lol

San Francisco, CA

#6 Sep 2, 2012
"Minimal damage despite quake’s power of ‘32 atomic bombs’
By
Cebu Daily News
11:14 am | Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
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Friday night’s earthquake off the eastern Philippine coast packed energy “equivalent to 32 Hiroshima atomic bombs” experts said.
However, a combination of luck and other factors spared Filipinos from catastrophe.

The country’s top seismologist, Renato Solidum, said the 7.6 magnitude quake centrered in the Philippine Trench off Eastern Samar was powerful enough but the tremor would have been more intensely felt had its epicenter been on land.
Also, if there was more vertical displacement of ocean water in the Philippine Trench, the undersea quake could have spawned a destructive tsunami, as in what happened in the 1976 Moro Gulf earthquake that killed thousands, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) director said.

“We were lucky,” said University of the Philippines geologist Alfredo Mahar Lagmay, executive director of the government’s Project Noah (National Operational Assessment of Hazards).
He said the Aug. 31 earthquake did not meet all the conditions of a larger scale disaster: power, proximity and the type of structures in the affected places.

The quake was certainly strong enough, Solidum said, pointing out that “a magnitude 7 quake has energy equivalent to 32 Hiroshima atomic bombs, while magnitude 8 would be equivalent to 1,024 Hiroshima atomic bombs.”
Lol

San Francisco, CA

#7 Sep 2, 2012
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‘It’s a blessing PH spared’—scientists
7.6 quake ‘equivalent to 32 Hiroshima atomic bombs’
By DJ Yap
Philippine Daily Inquirer
12:37 am | Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
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The earthquake that struck off the east coast of the Philippines on Friday night packed energy “equivalent to 32 Hiroshima atomic bombs,” but a combination of factors spared the Filipinos destruction from a catastrophe, scientists said on Saturday.
Director Renato Solidum of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the 7.6-magnitude quake would have been more strongly felt had its epicenter been on land or if there was more vertical displacement of ocean water, triggering a destructive tsunami, as what happened in the Moro Gulf quake that killed thousands of people in southern Mindanao and Sulu in 1976.
Asked if he considered it a miracle, Solidum replied:“It’s always a blessing when damage from an earthquake is minimal. I believe in God … but there are scientific explanations for what happened.”
“We were lucky,” said University of the Philippines (UP) geologist Alfredo Mahar Lagmay. He said the Philippines was fortunate that the earthquake did not meet the conditions of a larger-scale disaster: power, proximity and the kind of structures in the affected places."
Martin Nuke

Makati, Philippines

#8 Sep 2, 2012
When all the Filipino Monkeys drown in the Tsunami then the Chinks and CPP will all rejoice and will colonize the Philippines.
wow

Kennett, MO

#9 Sep 2, 2012
then why are you having a "filipino monkey" IP address?
Fake Himala

Surrey, Canada

#10 Sep 2, 2012
Martin Nuke wrote:
When all the Filipino Monkeys drown in the Tsunami then the Chinks and CPP will all rejoice and will colonize the Philippines.
And Don the American and the bar girl will also drown and the chinks will rejoice!
Martin Nuke

Makati, Philippines

#11 Sep 2, 2012
wow wrote:
then why are you having a "filipino monkey" IP address?
Because I am also a dark Filipino Monkey who likes to eat bananas and hates Human Fetus Dish.
Mandarin

Philippines

#12 Sep 8, 2012
Jack slow fuckia wrote:
The Chinese people sent a message of congratulation
Now it's China that's been hit by a strong earthquake claiming lots of lives! China's poor masses and the Philippine masses have the same natural and social problems after all.
Eager to rape

Changsha, China

#13 Sep 8, 2012
Mandarin wrote:
<quoted text>
Now it's China that's been hit by a strong earthquake claiming lots of lives! China's poor masses and the Philippine masses have the same natural and social problems after all.
Before then, you could be dismembered by filipper savages, and Chinese people dug a grave for you.
Martin Nuke

Philippines

#14 Sep 8, 2012
An intensity 7.9 quack just happened in the Philippines and no one died while an intensity 5.7 quake just struck China and more than 800 died wow Philippines is starting to be earthquake proof or it must be the Filipino Monkey Technology.
amc

Quezon City, Philippines

#15 Sep 8, 2012
Martin Nuke wrote:
An intensity 7.9 quack just happened in the Philippines and no one died while an intensity 5.7 quake just struck China and more than 800 died wow Philippines is starting to be earthquake proof or it must be the Filipino Monkey Technology.
exactly what flip technology would you be referring to?

if you want to see how stupid things can get just watch as flips and chinese post back and forth to each other.
ExGuest in the Philippine

Bessemer, AL

#16 Nov 8, 2013
I served in the US Navy near Guiuan in WWII. The people there were the finest I have ever known and I am praying for you. May the good Lord bless anad keep you.

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