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Reminder to prep - 7.7 earthquake along the coast of BC

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by ATCclears, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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  2. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    We have lots of ongoing tremors up here, no worries.. but best to be at least marginally prepped
     
  3. getreadyportland

    getreadyportland Portland, Oregon, United States Member

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    Its amazing how under reported this has been the last few hours..
     
  4. gehrheart

    gehrheart fidalgo island Well-Known Member

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    Meh, it was nothing. Been through 8+ :)

    Always good to be ready. Didn't even feel it here in northern Washington...
     
  5. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    For those who not know there is a tectonic plate subduction zone off our coast, meaning that the plate that is being forced under the adjacent one into the earths molten core causes "crunching" at times when the stress is relieved under great pressure. If the pressure is not relieved for a long time the force of the sudden subduction is greater

    In other words lots of lesser quakes are a lot better than the big kahuna