6/13/2006

060612 Jishin

地震 Earthquake

今朝5時1分に大変大きな地震がありました。

幸いに大きなダメージはなかった。 家がゆれ、物音がしたが、外へとびだすとすぐ納まった。多分震度2ぐらいだったかな。。。

英文の新聞では 11日 になりますが、こちらはもうすでに 12日 です。




中国・四国地方 ... Shikoku and Central Japan



YAHOO Earthquake Information

震度5弱 Magnitude: weak five

震源地  。。。 大分県中部
緯度 。。。北緯33.2度
経度 。。。東経131.4度
深さ 。。。140km
規模 。。。マグニチュード 6.1

ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo ooo

そして同じ朝、北海道にも地震!
Later at around 8, another one in Hokkaido !



震度3 Magnitude: three

震源地 。。。 青森県東方沖
緯度 。。。 北緯41.5度
経度 。。。 東経142.1度
深さ 。。。 70km
規模 。。。 マグニチュード 4.8

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(CNN) --
A strong earthquake shook southwest Japan early Monday, but a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey said it was unlikely to have done serious damage.
The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at 5:01 a.m. Monday (4:01 p.m. ET Sunday) on the southern island of Kyushu, 825 km (500 miles) west-southwest of Tokyo.

"It's more than 150 kilometers [93 miles] deep," said Don Blakeman, a geophysicist at USGS headquarters in Golden, Colorado. "I wouldn't expect it to do any real damage."
Strong earthquakes are defined as having magnitudes between 6.0 and 6.9; major earthquakes are 7.0-7.9; and great earthquakes are 8.0 and above.
(C) CNN
Earthquake

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earthquake wakeup call-
no time to think,
just run fast



I was woken up by the glass panes of my bookshelves ratteling like hell ... well ... I know this sign of earthquake, so at five in the morning, started running downstairs and out, Bernd on his way too ... just as we were, no time to grab anything ...

This was only the third time to encounter earthquake here in Okayama in our mountain retreat ... but with all the news lately, you never know when the really BIG one is coming to hit.

This was more of a shock than damage for most of the area, fortunately. And at eight, a smaller one hit Hokkaido. Today, we might be glued to the TV to see more.

Thank you all for your kind thoughs and comments ! As Lary commented, the world has become a smaller place through the internet.

Gabi and Bernd

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大垪和 。。。道の駅に戻る - Michi no Eki - BACK

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worldkigo

8 comments:

sakuo said...

地震お見舞い申し上げます。
ご無事との事なによりです。
余震等お気付けください。


sakuo

歌寿人 said...

woowow ガビさん。怖かったでしょう。
広範囲の地震だったのですね。
関東・甲信越・東北は揺れなかったみたいですね。
梅雨時で地盤がゆるくなっています。
お気を付けて。

Anonymous said...

がびさんべるさん
おはようございます。ニュースで観ましたよ!瀬戸内海の辺りは 揺れたみたいですね。

Kyoko

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. Gabi Greve said...

Sakuo san, Kazuko san, Kyoko san,
お見舞いありがとう!
朝、書棚のガラスの音で眼を覚め、必死に外へ逃げただけ。。。

earthquake -
no time to think,
just run fast


こちらはたいしたことはなかった。

ガビ。ベル。

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. Gabi Greve said...

earthquake wakeup call :
glad your safe ...

mother earth
talking to the gods and godess
rearranging her comfort zone


aloha
shanna

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Thanks Shanna.
I guess you have your share of this kind of wake up call in Hawaii too!

GABI

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. Gabi Greve said...

I'm glad to hear all is well, Gabi!

When I heard this on the news, I immediately thought of you...
and then realized how the internet has changed our lives... and brought us all closer!

:-)
Lary

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/happyhaiku/message/3047?l=1

Thanks, Lary,
it is a smaller world for all of it, indeed !

GABI

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. Gabi Greve said...

Scary, glad your'e ok Gabi. Earthquakes are rare around here, I'm very happy to say.

Best, Bill

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Thansk Bill san!

Only the third in three years, so we can manage ... ufffff ...

GABI
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Anonymous said...

Take care. Japan is the most earthquake prone nation in the world.

giant catfish
at the Atlanta Aquarium
our eyes meet!


ai... chibi

It is good fortune that Japan's lore that a giant catfish causes earthquakes. I saw a whale shark at the aquarium this weekend.
Thank goodness the myth was not about a whale shark, the biggest fish in the world.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cherrypoetryclub/message/27625?l=1

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