Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 14

Thread: Tsunami Warning

  1. #1
    "Island Bartender" KG4CGC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    EM84ru, Easley SC
    Posts
    47,480

    Tsunami Warning

    http://www.tsunami.gov/

    This could wipe a few things out.

  2. #2
    Forum Addict WZ7U's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Upper left - CN86jc
    Posts
    3,357
    Wrong kind of event. I don't think there was any giant shove in the bathtub like other seismic events have done. It's all in the style of earthquake involved. It was pretty damned strong for sure but I don't think any plate displacement took place. At least I hope not. Nevertheless, it got everyones attention I bet. Haven't heard of damage yet on tv, but I haven't turned it on today either. I pray all is well, or at least can be expected for in such an event in that part of the world.
    Signature void - please reinsert credentials or call tech support

  3. #3
    "Island Bartender" KG4CGC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    EM84ru, Easley SC
    Posts
    47,480
    I think you're right. They rescinded the warning.

  4. #4
    Forum Addict WZ7U's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Upper left - CN86jc
    Posts
    3,357
    It's all in the geology. Now, when that happens here; time to shit some drawers.
    Signature void - please reinsert credentials or call tech support

  5. #5
    "Island Bartender" KG4CGC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    EM84ru, Easley SC
    Posts
    47,480

  6. #6
    Forum Addict WZ7U's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Upper left - CN86jc
    Posts
    3,357
    Naw, it's me not being in touch enough. I saw it on the late news. Hopefully nothing major happened to the population there.
    Signature void - please reinsert credentials or call tech support

  7. #7
    Administrator N8YX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Akron, OH
    Posts
    25,166
    On the island of La Palma (African coastal area) is sited the Cumbre Vieja volcano.

    Its makeup consists of lava dikes interspersed with breccia and ash deposits. Water flowing into the system - coupled with sulfur compounds that mix with the water and form sulfuric acid - have weakened the western flank of the vent over time.

    Get a nice, big temblor (or worse yet, a large eruption) and said flank will collapse into the Atlantic. East coast US will see waves of between 100 to 150+ ft hit around 6h after the event.

    Yeah, it'll get sporty for John and George.
    "Everyone wants to be an AM Gangsta until it's time to start doing AM Gangsta shit."

  8. #8
    Volcano Tamer suddenseer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    The prairie jungles of ohio
    Posts
    8,162
    Does the water vortex spin te opposite direction in the southern hemisphere? Is a hemidemisemiquaver the smallest note?

    cul de n8tb
    "Sadly, it always takes a few martyrs to get the ball rolling." Colonel Tim Boldman 2001
    "There are no differences but differences of degree between different degrees of difference and no difference."--William James
    "Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings." Victor J. Stenger

  9. #9
    Forum Addict WZ7U's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Upper left - CN86jc
    Posts
    3,357
    Quote Originally Posted by N8YX View Post
    On the island of La Palma (African coastal area) is sited the Cumbre Vieja volcano.

    Its makeup consists of lava dikes interspersed with breccia and ash deposits. Water flowing into the system - coupled with sulfur compounds that mix with the water and form sulfuric acid - have weakened the western flank of the vent over time.

    Get a nice, big temblor (or worse yet, a large eruption) and said flank will collapse into the Atlantic. East coast US will see waves of between 100 to 150+ ft hit around 6h after the event.

    Yeah, it'll get sporty for John and George.
    Yup, all quite true. The east coast thought they were safe from stuff the west coast is under a gun for all the time. At least there is the 6 hour window, but how will that play out for say John in NYC? Can you say panic and gridlock. What a fucked up mess that would be. George might have it a little easier but who knows? The whole thing gives me the willies.
    Signature void - please reinsert credentials or call tech support

  10. #10
    La Rata Del Desierto K7SGJ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    The Desert
    Posts
    16,791
    Yeah, that is scary. We even got a tsunami warning here in New River.
    A clear conscience is usually a sign of a bad memory

    RIP ALBI-W3MIV RIP RUSS-W5RB RIP BOB-VK3ZL





Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •