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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 9.0
"I am hoping those more familiar with Tokyo and it's earthquakes can fill in some of the blanks RE: geology, acceleration and fault lengths above." Most of the Kanto plain is alluv...

In Chaff » Japan Earthquake
March 16, 1:59am

Re: Japan Relief
"I am thinking of possibly joining a rescue group or a volunteer organization that just does things like cook and clean up and such and going up to Sendai for a week or so (university work sta...

In Chaff » Japan Relief
March 15, 2:47am

Re: Re: Re: 9.0
Lynn Tokyo has had M6 quakes in the last couple of years - and there was no damage at all. I was there in 1992 when there was a shallow quake from a fault directly under Tokyo which set off the...

In Chaff » Japan Earthquake
March 15, 2:21am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 9.0
"however I believe (though am not certain) that the Japanese use a slightly different scale again" Lynn Yes, they do: they measure them on moment magnitude. Sendai was an 8 on thei...

In Chaff » Japan Earthquake
March 14, 4:03am

Evacuating 60,000 people/10 km radius
NHK is advising that everyone within 10 ks of the the reactor is to evacuate - about 60,000 people.

In Chaff » Japan Earthquake
March 11, 7:23pm

Re: Reactor radiation level at Fukushima-Daiichi
They are actually venting radioactive steam.

In Chaff » Japan Earthquake
March 11, 3:42pm

Re: Japan Earthquake
Miguel responded to the Christchurch thread - he is OK.

In Chaff » Japan Earthquake
March 11, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Sendai earthquake
I just checked Facebook - Miguel was posting a couple of hours after the quake but sounded pretty shaken (no pun intended). The possibility of an earthquake like that is the main reason why we m...

In Chaff » Christchurch earthquake
March 11, 5:42am

Re: Getting rid of boots for trail runners????
Gore-Tex is a marketing gimmick in ANY shoes. On the other hand, lots of people reckon that Gore-Tex socks work well. Try Euro brands - they're often very slim fitting.

In GEAR » Getting rid of boots for trail runners????
March 11, 5:29am

Re: Sendai earthquake
Miguel works in Tokyo so he should be fine - but he may have been affected by the temporary closure of the subways. Some of the subways are now operating (I have NHK on satellite). My wife'...

In Chaff » Christchurch earthquake
March 11, 5:26am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm