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originally posted by: Nyiah
That's hard ti hide from all the private seismos, and beside, True American would be blowing up the forums alongside Muzzy & Puterman.
originally posted by: 8675309jenny
Pretty sure a 12.0 EQ would cause like a 150ft Tsunami hitting Florida/Caribbean/Brazil
There is a limit to how much pressure rocks can withstand before they break. So they'd break before enough built up to cause a humanity-destroying quake. Most researchers figure that limit is around 9.6, Johnston said.
The average interval between impacts of this size is longer than the Earth's age.
Such impacts could only occur during the accumulation of the Earth, between 4.5 and 4 billion years ago.