Current events in the Gaudiya world, or the world out there, as long as it's relevant.
5.6 MAG QUAKE KNOCKS SO CALIFORNIA... -
jijaji - Sun, 12 Jun 2005 21:26:53 +0530
Sunday, June 12, 2005 at 15:41:46 (UTC)
13.5 km (8.4 miles)
9 km (6 miles) ESE (106°) from Anza, CA
27 km (17 miles) SSE (151°) from Idyllwild, CA
29 km (18 miles) SW (221°) from Palm Desert, CA
33 km (20 miles) S (187°) from Palm Springs, CA
99 km (62 miles) NNE (32°) from San Diego, CA
Rohini - Sun, 12 Jun 2005 21:51:16 +0530
I just went thru it. It was nothing.
jijaji - Mon, 13 Jun 2005 00:32:16 +0530
jijaji - Mon, 13 Jun 2005 00:33:09 +0530
A 5.6 is certainly not a major event, the next 72 hours will show if it was a precursor to a larger event.
Tamal Baran das - Mon, 13 Jun 2005 05:41:41 +0530
My mum lives in San Pedro near L.A. Nothing. Again some end of the world prophecies, just to pass time.
A new morning,new puja and bhajana, new bowl of corn flakes accompanied with glass of cold fresh orange Tropicana juice,and glassess for the sun.
jijaji - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 05:32:56 +0530
sorry to waste your time yesterday with such small beans, here's something a bit more substantial;Magnitude 7.9
Monday, June 13, 2005 at 22:44:33 (UTC)
Location 19.903°S, 69.128°W
Depth 110.8 km (68.9 miles)
Region TARAPACA, CHILE
115 km (70 miles) ENE of Iquique, Chile
200 km (125 miles) SE of Arica, Chile
240 km (150 miles) SSE of Tacna, Peru
1515 km (940 miles) N of SANTIAGO, Chile
jijaji - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 06:06:11 +0530
This website shows every 20 minutes new images of Earth from Space with all earthquakes of the past 48h, current cloud cover, temperatures, hurricanes, active volcanoes, satellites, day/night zones, the moonphase, natural disasters and epidemics.
zoomable, very cool...
jijaji - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 08:28:44 +0530
Of course there's the 'IRIS Seismic Monitor' showing 'Ring of Fire' activity...http://www.iris.edu/seismon/
heating up a bit the past couple of days I must say...
jijaji - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 12:24:04 +0530
Chilean Earthquake Leaves Eight People Dead, Government Says
June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Eight people died and many were left without power and telephone lines when a magnitude 7.9 earthquake rocked northern Chile, the government said.
The quake struck at 6:44 p.m. local time last night in the mountains 115 kilometers (71.5 miles) east northeast of the city of Iquique in north Chile, the U.S. Geological Survey said on its Web site. The epicenter of the earthquake, which struck 1,515 kilometers north of Santiago, was 111 kilometers below ground.
Eight people died because of the quake, Carmen Fernandez, an official in the National Emergency Office, said in an interview on Chilevision. She said there are no people missing and she didn't expect the number of dead to increase.
Aftershocks from the quake may last for a month, Chilevision said. Chile, the world's largest copper producer, is one of the world's most seismically active nations. In 1960, 5,000 people died in the country when it was hit by a 9.5 earthquake, the largest recorded in the world, according to the USGS Web site.
BHP Billiton Plc, the world's largest mining company, said the quake knocked out power at its Cerro Colorado copper mine. Operations are running normally at its Escondida mine, the world's largest copper mine, Alejandra Wood, a spokesman for Melbourne- based BHP Billiton in Santiago, said.
Chuquicamata, Codelco's largest mine, temporarily halted mining, Chilevision said. The mine is running normally, said Sandra Guijarro, a spokeswoman for Codelco by telephone in Santiago. She didn't confirm the suspension. Government-owned Codelco is the world's biggest copper producer.
Quakes of magnitude 5 and more can cause considerable damage, depending on their depth. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a bulletin saying no alert was in effect after the quake.
Rohini - Fri, 17 Jun 2005 02:33:49 +0530
Well Jijaji prabhu, there was just a 5.3 in Yucaipa, CA, so maybe you're quake watch is justified.
I got to experience this one in a 10 story building about 10 miles from the epicenter. Very exciting.
jijaji - Fri, 17 Jun 2005 02:43:11 +0530
You people don't listen to me ...your resident earthquake psychic,
jijaji - Fri, 17 Jun 2005 02:56:18 +0530
I tell ya a lot of quakes all up and down the entire coastline of South america up to Alaska this week...
some major stuff, my feelin is this side of the 'Ring of Fire' is getting it's reaction now after the sumatra quake.
It's all connected ya know!
let's see what the next 72 hrs brings
jijaji - Fri, 17 Jun 2005 09:55:37 +0530
jijaji - Fri, 17 Jun 2005 19:34:48 +0530