New Zealand hammered by 7.8 quake & 3M tsunami

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DKR, Nov 13, 2016.


  1. DKR

    DKR Raconteur of the first stripe

    7.8 quake hits South Island, tsunami over 8 ft hits beach on North Isalnd - 2 reported dead so far.

    Christchurch got trashed. Roads outside of town impacted. See news stories for latest updates.

    Ham radio ops now actively working the more remote areas.
     
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  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

  3. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    My prayers go out to all of those affected by this!
     
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  4. sec_monkey

    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

    [ditto]
     
  5. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    It is the moon. I knew there would be a big earthquake somewhere. My heart goes out to those people. They have been getting after shocks all day, big ones.About a half hour ago they had a 6.6
     
  6. Cruisin Sloth

    Cruisin Sloth Special & Slow

  7. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

  8. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Assuming that the Pictures were taken at the Same Tide Level.... Otherwise the Right hand Picture could be just Low Tide....
     
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  9. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    From looking at the the pics in the link, sob... All that wasted Abalone!!
     
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  10. Cruisin Sloth

    Cruisin Sloth Special & Slow

    Time to open a business down under , house re-tipping straight !!

    All funniness aside , Canadians all wish you well ,and we deployed on monday afternoon .
     
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