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    It's always the poor countries where you see these natural disasters.

    Hope aid get to these people quick.
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    Earthquakes are so scary. :s:
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    Actually, I was told that there is a link between global warming and earthquakes. According to my geography teacher [bear with me, I think this was the reason, I haven't taken physical geography for 2 years], because global warming causes ice to melt, the water is pushing the plates somehow...And more earthquakes are forming. Although this is not the main reasons why earthquakes happen.
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    (Original post by lukejoshjedi)
    I was most shocked to hear the location of the earthquake, never heard of any happening in the carribean before... it's just so unexpected, feel sorry for them, they already deal with loads of hurricanes annualy and then get hit by an earthquake as well......

    but the important question, all of this extreme and seemingly random weather, can it be blamed on global warming or is it just normal weather? i doubt that itj's just commonplace, it's deadliest earthquake to hit Haiti for 200 years and was 7.3 on the richter scale so yeah....
    .............................HAH AHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAHAHA...serious..learn bout some tectonics mate:facepalm:
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    (Original post by ajtiesto)
    It's always the poor countries where you see these natural disasters.

    Hope aid get to these people quick.
    its not that poor countries are always the ones subject to earthquakes, its the victims and death tolls of LEDC's are alot higher due to MEDC's havin more developed tech to deal with earthquakes. Japan, California, Hawaii, Mississippi River Floods. lots of wealthy countries/states are subject to very bad earthquakes, floods. In early 1800's for eg , a hurricane in India, less powerfull than Katrina, killed 300,000 people.:no:
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    (Original post by jenna109)
    Actually, I was told that there is a link between global warming and earthquakes. According to my geography teacher [bear with me, I think this was the reason, I haven't taken physical geography for 2 years], because global warming causes ice to melt, the water is pushing the plates somehow...And more earthquakes are forming. Although this is not the main reasons why earthquakes happen.
    Global warming is a myth....:musicus:
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    Horrible and terrible news. Hopefully, we can do something about this to prevent terrible results of earthquakes.
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    (Original post by lukejoshjedi)
    it's deadliest earthquake to hit Haiti for 200 years and was 7.3 on the richter scale so yeah....
    Exactly; 200 years.

    The Earth's weather goes in a cycle all the time and different aspects of the weather occur at different intervals on this cycle.

    It's nothing to do with 2010 being one year closer to 2012...or is it :hmmm:
 
 
 
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