Tsunami warning Phuket

Sitting here in my villa in Phuket just felt the bed shake twice yep earthquake last time I felt that was when I was here in the 2004 tsunami this earthquake has been 8.9 measured much the same 2004.
All tsunami sirens have gone of and the front half of patong is deserted

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get the surfboard out

Wed, 2012-04-11 17:46

surfs up

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Aceh Indonesia was the epicentre

Wed, 2012-04-11 17:52

hopefully with the forewarning these days ...it won't eventuate like the last one...


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Had the same thing happen to

Wed, 2012-04-11 18:58

Had the same thing happen to me on two occassion, 1st one was in my apartment in burswood, working on the computer at 1-2am, with a bit of red wine in me and all the sudden the whole building started to sway...nearly piss my pants and was about to leap out of the fourth level onto a tree, but lucky it pass through. 2nd one was some time back before the first one...was in claisebrook in the labs doing my work at 2am, same shit happen. This time I knew I was safe, as the building was modern....the walls started to shake with all the shit in the lab...first time been in this type of senario.

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Tsunami to hit Thailand

Wed, 2012-04-11 18:01

They have just announced tsunami to hit Thailand approx 3 hors we are up high and the whole street up here is full of tourists

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hope its all good for you

Wed, 2012-04-11 19:58

hope its all good for you mate, heading over myself soon,. guessin the fishing will be average...



Here we go again.

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They got my attention earlier

Wed, 2012-04-11 20:18

when there was talk about a tsunami hitting the North West Cape at 9:00pm tonight, possibly making it's way as far south as Geraldton - Good to hear that's not the case now.  

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Just curious, does anyone

Sat, 2012-04-14 12:38

Just curious, does anyone know if our coastal towns are succeptible to tsunamis.  The ocean floor is greatly varied in depth etc.  Would Hedland / Karratha be better or worse off than say Exxy where it is very deep close to land.