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Large quake hits Colombia but does not generate Pacific-wide tsunami

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 07:33 a.m. HST, Sep 30, 2012

A large earthquake struck southwestern Colombia this morning but did not generate a destructive tsunami, officials said.

The 7.1-magnitude temblor was centered 31 miles south of the regional capital ofPopayan, Columbia, and 203 miles northeast of Quito, Ecuador, at 11:31 a.m. (6:31 a.m. Hawaii time) at a depth of about 93 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was initially estimated at 7.4 magnitude.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach issued a statement saying that no Pacific-wide tsunami was generated and that there was no threat to Hawaii.

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HD36 wrote:
The Mayans knew, 26,000 years ago, that our solar system would enter the galactic plane and and be at the closet point to the black hole in the center of the plane on December 21, 2012. The Gravitational pull from the black hole, which is trillions of kilometers wide, will cause more earthquakes and volcanoes of greater frequency and magnitude. Since our solar system entered the plane in 1998, this evidence bears this out. Apparenty, this is a cycle which results in a geographical pole shift. The evidence is found beneath the Antartic ice, where tropical forests lie frozen under hundreds of feet. Huge land masses rise while others fall thousands of feet in the ocean. The evidence is found in Las Vegas, where coral heads were discovered in the mountains.
on September 30,2012 | 11:05AM
ejkorvette wrote:
Earthquake In Columbia? O.k. Oahu, close down H1, H2, and H3 for 3 weeks until the tremors subside. YAHOOOO, YIPPEEEEE, LUCKY YOU LIVE HAWAII!!!
on October 1,2012 | 02:35AM
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