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Originally posted by PaR3v
Maybe it could mean some sort of other "Earthquake" in L.A in 2010. Maybe some sort of awareness shift?
Originally posted by pjslug
I just got a disturbing phone call from one of my customers. She is very spiritual and told me that one of her friends who is a psychic predicted a big earthquake for Los Angeles between the 22nd - 27th of this month, particularly on the 25th - Xmas. She said this person had predicted the Northridge quake of '94, as well as the big one that hit Mexico City. I'm not one to really put too much faith in the paranormal, but I have had psychic/empathic premonitions myself that have come to pass. So here's to hoping it does not happen -- especially for those of us in Los Angeles -- and wishing everyone a very safe and happy holidays.
Originally posted by Erongaricuaro
In California it would have to be TREMENDOUS to really be a big disaster. I was born and spent most all of my life just north of Malibu and went through some really large shakers. Californians would barely notice a 4.0 and probably would calmly ask, "Did you feel that?" A 5.0 would get most everyone's attention with a comment after like "Hmmm, pretty good one. I wonder if it was centered close by?" Of course newcomers to the area would be panic stricken. Over 7 we could probably count on some major property damage if they were centered in densely populated areas, even a few deaths but most likely several would be from heart attacks triggered by fright.
I don't recall if the Northridge quake in the 90's or the Sylmar quake in '71 (I got that one for my 18th birthday present!) officially reached over 7 but they were initially reported to be higher than that. Those were the major ones near Los Angeles that did any major damage but that was fairly localized. I remember both of those coming early in the morning around 6am and getting a pretty good shake, even had power outage for a few hours from the Nortridge quake.
What others might consider a big quake hardly gets noticed in SoCali unless it is huge.edit on 26-12-2010 by Erongaricuaro because: (no reason given)edit on 26-12-2010 by Erongaricuaro because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by St Udio
reply to post by pjslug
the prediction probably was wrapped in the narritive that earthquakes tend to follow celestial alignments,
if you recall, the Lunar eclipse on 21 December which aligned the Sun-Earth-Moon in a straight line
which usually results in added stress on faultlines---for up to a 14 day 'window of opportunity' for
quakes to happen as a result of the earlier celestial alignment
i'm surprised that this info is not common knowledge and built into our collective memory
Originally posted by enderthexenocide
well now its 12/28/10 and has not happened so maybe she was a wee bit off?