OT:Earthquakes in NZ

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OT:Earthquakes in NZ

Postby j j » Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:27 am

Wow just had a severe earthquake a few minutes ago - 6.8 on the scale , whole house was moving lights swinging, missus screaming :lol: certainly got the heart beating faster, centred at top of the Sth Island.

5.8 this morning which woke me up about 7am

Had another big one around 9 am on Friday 5.6 - had me running out of my workmates garage , he was stuck on the toilet :lol: best place to be when it's a biggy!!!

check em out here http://www.geonet.org.nz/quakes/all

we not known as the "shakey isles" for nothing :D

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Re: OT:Earthquakes in NZ

Postby Living Bate » Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:49 am

just heard about this on the radio.....(Talksport)

got a bit of family out there so it made me think....
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Re: OT:Earthquakes in NZ

Postby Dubba » Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:41 pm

Glad to hear you're okay JJ, hopefully any damage or losses a re minimal. Clearly hasn't affected your internet connection, as your posting is more prolific than ever! :D
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Re: OT:Earthquakes in NZ

Postby informer » Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:22 pm

it was no earthquake, it was a big sound system with very loud&heavy bass ... :mrgreen:
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Re: OT:Earthquakes in NZ

Postby j j » Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:39 am

yeah guys no injuries reported I think? A few buildings in Wellington damaged & lots of stuff fell of shelves in super mkts etc. Heres a link to some photo's of the damage

http://news.msn.co.nz/nationalnews/8693 ... wellington
http://news.msn.co.nz/glanceview/330466 ... ton.glance

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Re: OT:Earthquakes in NZ

Postby Mark T » Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:21 pm

Yes, but is your vinyl collection safe? You've got to look to what is most important at times like this! 8)
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