now i do believe that activity has increased recently but i dont think that alot of these earthquakes are nothing out of the ordinary...its just that
everyones eyes now are posted on sites and are waiting for the first little shake to be able to say something about it...if it wasnt foe Japa or
christchurch i doubt that most of these threads about EQ'S would even exist..nothing against you but just alot of them really dont need the attention
they get...good job keeping on top of things tho...i kow others appreciate posters like you who keep them updated...
Gday,yes we are considered stable but still have little rumbles from time to time.It does seem however a lot more active as recent with some quite
large 5+ hitting us.People are noticing it too,locally we have had lots of little rumbles over the last 12 months which is raising an eyebrow.Still
mild to what they get elsewhere.
Even though it was a 5.2 it is still significant
I was in the 1989 earthquake in newcastle 5.8 it was, it still dropped buildings and it still killed people.
And for Oz to have a couple of earthquakes at 5+ in two last 2 weeks is unusual.
And with all the other quakes and shakes around lately it does seems to be all related.
But the question is what is going on
But considering the pressure building in the ring of fire and that pressure being released, if it is to be looked at logically, then it really is just
a natural thing. Tectonic plates move all the time... thats right all the time...
Faults are caused by slips and thrusts and folds in the earhts crust. This happens all the time.
it is worthwhile to note though that the latitude of the 2 recent quakes in OZ is almost the same.
i have to agree with the above poster. the only problem is that those of us who have been following this and reading up on it - when it happens -
probably wont have electricity and internet to get on here an say "this is what we have thought would happen". we will all just be frustrated
ats's with no one to speak to and no one believing us when we say we knew it was coming.
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