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Sun Dec 23, 2018, 01:04 AM

Krakatoa erupts. 62 dead in Tsunami so far.

https://apnews.com/e91d55a6b39542c0896c5f31a0098870

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed at least 62 people around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water crashing some 65 feet (20 meters) inland and sweeping away hundreds of houses including hotels, the government and witnesses said.

Some 600 people have been reported injured when the tsunami hit 9:27 p.m. Saturday, the Disaster Management Agency said. At least 20 others are unaccounted for.

Scientists from Indonesia’s Meteorology and Geophysics agency said it could have been caused by undersea landslides from the eruption of Anak Krakatau, a volcanic island formed over years from the nearby Krakatau volcano. They also cited tidal waves caused by the full moon.

Footage posted on social media showed a pop band named “Seventeen” performing under a tent on a beach as dozens of people sat listening at tables covered in white cloths. As bright strobe lights flashed on stage, a child could be seen wandering through the crowd. Then, in between songs with the drummer pounding, the stage suddenly heaved forward, throwing the band and all their equipment into the audience.

The band released a statement saying their bass player and road manager were found dead, while four other members of their group remained missing.

“The tide rose to the surface and dragged all the people on site,” it said. “Unfortunately, when the current receded our members are unable to save themselves while some did not find a place to hold on.”

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Currentsitguy Dec 2018 OP
MumblyPeg Dec 2018 #1
Frankenvoter Dec 2018 #2
JaimeBondoJr Dec 2018 #3
Gunslinger201 Dec 2018 #4
JaimeBondoJr Dec 2018 #5
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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2018, 01:53 AM

1. a video compilation of local incidents

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2018, 03:03 AM

2. A large body is tugging on the crust of the Earth gravitaionally

Whether a planet 10 or a dark companion to the sun, it's a large body on a large elliptical orbit that during close approaches causes these types of events, and drags our magnetic field with it in the same way magnets that are close to each other will follow each other, that explains our regulary scheduled reversals in the magnetic feild, of which we are over due for one right now.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2018, 03:07 AM

3. That's East of Java.

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Response to JaimeBondoJr (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 23, 2018, 04:04 AM

4. I saw the movie



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Response to Gunslinger201 (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 23, 2018, 09:08 AM

5. Me too.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2018, 10:11 AM

6. Terrible news.

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Sun Dec 23, 2018, 10:56 AM

7. An historical reference...

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