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caligal
October 7th, 2009, 05:23 PM
There has just been an 8.1 earthquake in the Santa Cruz Islands in the south pacific. It was very shallow 33km.

fishguy7
October 7th, 2009, 05:24 PM
yea i just noticed that :twitch crazy quakes going on :panic

Zerozx
October 7th, 2009, 05:26 PM
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/pt09280003.php

Pendragon
October 7th, 2009, 05:29 PM
There has just been an 8.1 earthquake in the Santa Cruz Islands in the south pacific. It was very shallow 33km.

nevermind

caligal
October 7th, 2009, 05:29 PM
They have issued a tsunami warning for the south pacific as a precaution.

Zerozx
October 7th, 2009, 05:29 PM
where are you hearing this from?? I am not finding it

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/pt09280003.php

caligal
October 7th, 2009, 05:30 PM
Usgs, rsoe

Zerozx
October 7th, 2009, 05:31 PM
It's been updated to a 7.8 (according to USGS)

http://content.screencast.com/users/Zerozx/folders/Jing/media/e8791b6f-2e43-4794-b349-8ef58a74bdc8/2009-10-07_1831.png

Mishkins
October 7th, 2009, 05:33 PM
It;s only showing as a 4.9 on the IRIS Seismic monitor site. I guess we'll hear eventually. In the meantime the one in the Celbes sea looks like it won't have any effect - a biggie though!!

Zerozx
October 7th, 2009, 05:34 PM
Tsunami warning is in effect for Vanuatu / Solomon / Nauru / Papua New Guinea / Tuvalu / New Caledonia / Fiji / Kiribati / Kosrae / Wallis-Futuna / Howland-Baker