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Strong earthquake strikes near Vanuatu in Pacific

By Associated Press


SYDNEY >> A strong earthquake has rattled the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and no tsunami alert has been issued.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.3 quake struck Friday, 60 miles north of the island of Santo, at a depth of 111 miles.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue an alert.

Vanuatu is part of the Pacific "ring of fire." That's an arc of earthquake and volcanic zones stretching from Chile in South America through Alaska and down through Vanuatu to Tonga in the South Pacific.

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HD36 wrote:
Global warming can't explain the record amount of earthquakes over 5.0 this year. I think, because the earth's electromagnetic field is at the weakest in more than 500 years, and getting weaker at a very fast rate, and at the same time we are at the peak of the Solar Maximus 12 year cycle, the result is the earth is being penetrated by more solar radiation than we have seen in many life times. The core, made of molten iron, is usually dipolar, with half being magnetized to the north, and the other to the south. It is a fact, that when the magnetic field has weakened to this level, as measured in lava samples from the big island from millions of years, that the earth's magnetic poles are going to flip, very soon. This would explain the record number of animal deaths, in particular dolphins and whales, that have mysteriously beached themselve's around the world. These animals rely on inner magnetics to navigate the oceans. We know from navigation records from 1700's that true north has already shifted 20 degrees. If you believe in plate tectonics, that the continents float on the earth's surface, then the amount and magnitude of earthquakes will rise significantly as the polar shift occurs and the earth's rotation reverses direction. As the sun rises from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy on December 21, 2012, and the earth completes a 360 degree prosession of its axis, I beleive the gravitational force of this event, that occurs once in about 26,000 years, will unltimately cause the poles to flip. Earthquakes of huge magnitude will occur along with volcanic eruptions around the world. And there shall be signs in the Sun, Moon, and Stars-2012 Luke 21-25 And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven Luke 21-11
on July 6,2012 | 08:17AM
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