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Did anyone get a chance to see this on "What on Earth" presentation.  Also, I have the solution to it below the video.

Is This Island Moving? | What on Earth?




Here's the explanation: Huge Pumice 'Island' Floats in Pacific
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I was just roaming around, and in one of the online papers, I saw this subject in Yakima County, Washington. Looks like a pretty good portion of a hill/mountain, which is over 2,000 feet high, is slowly separating itself from the rest of the hill/mountain. If it suddenly collapsed all at once, there could be a lot of damage, and possibly loss of life.

Landslide Threat Leads To Evacuations Near Rattlesnake Ridge

Rattlesnake Ridge Slide




And this raises another question: When people live in disaster-prone areas, shouldn’t they be moved permanently?

I'm not sure what would happen, or which way it would slide, but knowing about long run-out slides, they can travel great distances with something such as this.
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Holy Cow!  What a great Christmas present!  

Gold 'mother lode' unearthed underground in Kambalda delivers $15 million in just four days

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Holy Cow, I saw this 2013 video for the first time, and it is Really Telling. Take the time and watch it, because it demonstrates some things that we can expect in an earthquake. And especially in Japan.

Just imagine what is happening to all the underground plumbing. Shock

Soil liquefaction in Japan


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I've experienced two 4.5 earthquakes, a little bit of shaking and that was about it.
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(10-08-2018, 09:56 PM)Canuknucklehead Wrote: I've experienced two 4.5 earthquakes, a little bit of shaking and that was about it.

We used to have earthquakes in Japan, when we were stationed there in 1951. But living in Alaska for six years was really an experience. There were tremors and bigger quakes All Of The Time. We all got so used to it that nobody ever broke stride when one went off.

I can't remember if we experienced a size 8 or more, but a 6 and 7 occurred often somewhere in the state. The one off Valdez was a 9.2, which is the second biggest quake of all recorded time, if I recall. Fortunately, I was already in South Carolina when that came down.

Yep, it was the second biggest of recorded time.
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Remember that Indonesian tidal wave, from last week, that has already killed over 400 official victims?  It took them a couple of days to pinpoint the cause of the disaster, but they finally nailed down the culprit.

Quote:Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size

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Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano island — which erupted and collapsed a week ago, triggering a deadly tsunami — is now only about one-quarter of its pre-eruption size, scientists say.

Anak Krakatau now has a volume of 40 to 70 million cubic metres and lost 150 to 180 million cubic metres of volume since the Dec. 22 eruption and tsunami, according to Indonesia's Centre for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation.

The analysis shows the scale of the island's collapse, shedding light on the power of the tsunami that crashed into more than 300 kilometres of coastline in Sumatra and Java. More than 420 people died in the waves that were two metres or higher and 40,000 were displaced.

The centre said that the crater peak was 110 metres high as of Friday, compared with 338 metres in September.

Destruction from Indonesia tsunami comes into focus


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The biggest problem is not that volcanoes and earthquakes are all part of the geological landscape, but that the Indonesian authorities failed to have any tsunami devices monitoring the volcano.  The air crew below actually recorded the collapse of the mountain into the sea.

Air crew capture eruption of Anak Krakatau that caused tsunami




As early as 2004 National Geographic asked the all important question: Will Indonesia Be Ready for the Next Tsunami?  After a 2004 catastrophic tsunami killed nearly 170,000 people in Indonesia, is the country ready for the next one?

And even before this latest catastrophe the government admitted their system was broken and not working.   CNN wasted no time blaming the Trump administration for allowing the government to shut down, because the USGS was not available for their expertise.  
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