Breaking: 6.4 Quake in Indonesia

3 09 2012

Location 10.785°S,  113.880°E
Depth 8.8 km (5.5 miles)

details –

There were 3 HUGE quakes since Aug. 30-

6.4   244km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia 2012-09-03
7.6   96km E of Sulangan, Philippines 2012-08-31
6.8   99km NW of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen 2012-08-30 (off Greenland)

BREAKING: HUGE QUAKE in INDONESIA, 8.7M, Pacific Tsunami Warning Cancelled

11 04 2012

Indonesia Earthquake: Tsunami Warning Issued Following Magnitude 8.9 Temblor

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — An tsunami watch was issued for countries across the Indian Ocean on Wednesday after a large earthquake hit waters off Indonesia, sending residents pouring from their homes in panic.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 8.7-magnitude quake was centered 20 miles (33 kilometers) beneath the ocean floor around 269 miles (434 kilometers) from Aceh’s provincial capital.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said a tsunami watch was in effect for Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Maldives and other Indian Ocean islands, Malaysia, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, Iran, Bangladesh, Kenya, South Africa and Singapore. . . .  (more)

USGS site report

2012-04-11 14:38:38 UTC+06:00 at epicenter


8.1 quake info

Aftershocks in Indian Ocean

BBC radio downplays big tsunami risk – expert says side-to-sise quake will make smaller wave than prior up-and-down quake.

8 am EST – NY TimesA scientist at the Tsunami Early Warning System of India said there was “no major tsunami threat” to the east coast of the country. Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh, states that sit on the Bay of Bengal, remain under alert for now. “We’re monitoring sea level gauges,” .. . ”

11:25 am EST  India cancels tsunami alert

In Iceland, that VOLCANO woke up. “An Icelandic volcano even bigger than the one that shut down European air travel when it erupted in 2010 is showing signs of activity . . . “

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Did US cause the tsunami with undersea weapon?

28 07 2009

The Flying Cuttlefish is reading Trowbridge  Ford’s series on Crytome again ….



…….On December 23rd, a powerful air gun – lowered to the floor of the Pacific near the Macquarie and Auckland Islands, 800 kilometers southeast of Tasmania,  
Sea critters hate neo-cons

Sea critters hate neo-cons

and fired continuously into its sediment – caused an 8.1 earthquake, and two days later the anticipated masssive 9.2 quake occurred west of Indonesia’s Sumatra, wreaking havoc with its following tsunamis upon troublesome Aceh province, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka and the Nicobar and Andaman Islands. Other Muslim hot spots, Malaysia and Myanmar, were only spared because Indonesia and Thailand respectively took the pounding intended for them.

Of course, the devastating numbers of drownings and deaths would have been far less if there had been an adequate warning system but there wasn’t and still isn’t one, though the Navy managed to warn its facilities, as far away its base at Diego Garcia, of the impending disaster. The tsumanis were the latest weapons in the Pentagon’s arsenal, it seems, killing nearly 300,000 potential Islamic troublemakers – what was always Wolfowitz’s aim since the ouster of Indonesia’s General Suharto….(more)