krautnapped , to random avatar

So I'm just watching the news in the background while I work regarding the , and they just cut off a professor at Virginia Tech who was going to talk in detail about what can happen so that Mayor Eric Adams can talk.

He's literally just saying the same thing the and governors have said, and I'm sure it's not going to be as remotely interesting as this professor would have been.

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PamelaBarroway , to random avatar

Did anyone else feel the in this morning?

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Up here in the northern suburbs of NYC, I thought it was a loud helicopter going over, until social media blew up...

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Comcast outage map right now after the earthquake 👀

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Is it possible N. Virginia could feel the 4.7M earthquake this morning whose epicenter was in NJ? Because I definitely thought I did.

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@briankrebs I mean, I felt one from Virginia several years ago up here in eastern PA , so sure

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"A powerful has hit off the coast of , rocking the entire island and collapsing buildings in at least one town.

issued a tsunami alert for the southern Japanese island group of , according to Associated Press"

Taiwan earthquake live updates: buildings collapse after strongest quake in 25 years; tsunami warning in Japan

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Wednesday’s , which hit south-east of , is the strongest in in almost 25 years, and for intensity almost matches the , named after the date it took place on 21 September 1999, which left more than 2,400 people dead.

‘People were screaming’: Hualien residents in shock after Taiwan earthquake

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, (Reuters) -A helicopter plucked to safety on Thursday six people stranded in a mining area after Taiwan's worst in 25 years, and rescue workers reached 400 people cut off in a hotel in a mountainous national park by air, and confirmed all were safe.

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in planned to bring in heavy equipment on Saturday to try to recover two bodies buried on a hiking trail, while more than 600 people remained stranded in various locations, three days after the island’s strongest in 25 years.

Taiwan earthquake: over 600 people remain stranded days after disaster

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Dear Taiwanese friends on the Fediverse, I hope all your loved ones are OK. The quake sounds terrible, please let us all know how we can help you!

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This Is Chance!: The Shaking of an All-American City, A Voice That Held It Together by Jon Mooallem

In the spring of 1964, Anchorage, Alaska, was a modern-day frontier town yearning to be a metropolis—the largest, proudest city in a state that was still brand-new. But just before sundown on Good Friday, the community was jolted by the most powerful earthquake in American history, a catastrophic 9.2 on the Richter Scale.


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    13 years ago. A 9.0 magnitude struck at 2:46 p.m. on March 11, 2011, off the coast of the northeastern region of in . It generated a tsunami more than 10 meters high. Over 22,000 people went missing or were killed.

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    Millions of people across on Tuesday mourned the loss of more than 53,000 friends, loved ones and neighbors in the country's catastrophic a year ago.

    To mark what it calls the “Disaster of the Century," the government arranged a series of events to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the disaster in southern Turkey.

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    mima , to palestine group

    "The in is caused by 's bombing of for 85 days straight!!"

    Jesus fucking Christ can these "progressive" Westerners just shut the fuck up for 5 seconds ​:reimu_sigh:​

    @palestine @israel @israel

    mima , to palestine group

    "The in is caused by 's bombing of for 85 days straight!!"

    Jesus fucking Christ can these "progressive" Westerners just shut the fuck up for 5 seconds ​:reimu_sigh:​

    @palestine @israel @israel

    Norobiik , to random avatar

    Total of 21 above 4.0 magnitude hit : Met office

    A succession of 21 registering 4.0 magnitude or stronger struck central Japan in just over 90 minutes.

    The Japan Meteorological Agency says the strongest jolt measured 7.6.


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    Heavy rain was forecast in the quake-hit areas on Jan 3, raising fears of landslides, the authorities said, which could further hinder efforts to free many more people trapped under rubble.

    Severed roads, damaged infrastructure and the remote location of the hardest-hit areas have complicated rescue efforts, and the full extent of damage and casualties remains unclear two days after the .

    : Survivors face freezing rain, threat of landslides

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    , (Reuters) - Hotel chef Makoto Wakabayashi was among those in Wajima hoping for a banner year as visitors returned to the scenic, seaside town that weathered more than two years of gloom.

    Those dreams came apart in minutes of violent shaking on New Year's Day, when the strongest to strike Japan in 13 years and multiple aftershocks devastated the city and claimed dozens of lives.

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    — A plane was making its third emergency trip to an zone within 24 hours when it collided with a passenger jet at a bustling , a Coast Guard official told Reuters.

    plane on 3rd quake mission when runway disaster hit

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    officials said 59 of those who died were in the city of and 23 were in , while the others were reported in five neighbouring towns. More than 500 people have been injured, at least 27 seriously.

    death toll reaches 100 as more survivors pulled from rubble | | The Guardian

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    The 's Day has now claimed at least 126 live and at least 222 people are still reported missing. More heavy snow or rain is forecast overnight for the region.

    premier vows 'ceaseless' aid as snow hampers quake relief | Reuters

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    straddles a cove on the , just 20 miles from the epicenter of the , the strongest to rock the country in nearly 12 years

    When the powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck here on ’s Day, the tremors brought down the market’s power lines and most of its 200 wooden shops and houses. Then, a massive and unforgiving fire took hold, incinerating everything in its path.

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