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Earthquake shakes Toronto

Posted by Jerrold Litwinenko / June 23, 2010

earthquake torontoToronto experienced a rare but minor earthquake this afternoon. The Natural Resources Canada Earthquake information page appears to be being flooded with traffic and isn't responding (not good from an emergency info source!).

20100623_earthquake-toronto.jpg680news is reporting that it was felt in Ottawa as well. Some web forum users in Montreal are saying they felt it too.

The U.S. Geological Survey is showing a M5.0 centred near the Ontario-Quebec border, not far from Ottawa.

Here's an indication of where the epicentre was and how far away it was felt:

toronto earthquake map

Within a few minutes of the earthquake, this photo, taken at a drug store in Ottawa, arrived in my inbox (courtesy of Katherine Bruce of Ottawa, ON).

earthquake shoppers drug mart

People got their funny on on YouTube as well:

And the City of Toronto issued the following press release:

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following:
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STATEMENT

City of Toronto Earthquake

In our initial assessment, there has been no major damage to City infrastructure. Further investigations are taking place to confirm. The Toronto Transit Commission and Transportation Services have reported that there has been no damage to their infrastructure or interruptions to service.

The City's Emergency Operations Centre is up and running in preparation for the G20 so the City is uniquely prepared to respond to the event. We will continue to monitor the situation and will report as necessary.

Residents should follow the instructions of their building management.

The City has received no calls concerning bridge, building or other infrastructure problems.

While not applicable to this event, in future, should there be a major or more serious earthquake:

Residents should stay away from glass, windows, outside doors and walls. DROP to the ground; take COVER by getting under a sturdy table or other piece of furniture; and HOLD ON until the shaking stops.
If there isn't a table or desk near you, cover your face and head with your arms and crouch in an inside corner of the building.

If outdoors - stay there. Move away from buildings, streetlights, and utility wires. Once in the open, stay there until the shaking stops.

If in a moving vehicle, stop as quickly as safety permits and stay in the vehicle. Avoid stopping near or under buildings, trees, overpasses and utility wires.

Lead photo by jan.etc on Flickr.

Map from USGS.

Discussion

114 Comments

Justin / June 23, 2010 at 02:08 pm
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Confirmed by USGS:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010xwa7.php
sarah / June 23, 2010 at 02:09 pm
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5.5 on the ol' richter scale...
according to the US Earthquake website

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php
Kevo / June 23, 2010 at 02:09 pm
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Here ya go, the USGS page:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010xwa7.php

This site is still purring along.
JPTN / June 23, 2010 at 02:10 pm
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680 News, CP24, CityNews and quite a few other sites are all down too.
Carl / June 23, 2010 at 02:12 pm
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emergency web infrastructure fail
Mike / June 23, 2010 at 02:16 pm
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The hell is going on? Tornado warnings and now an earthquake? I'm gonna start looking for a swarm of locusts. These are the end times, people.
Salomon / June 23, 2010 at 02:17 pm
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G20 protests, Earthquakes......were all gonna die!!!!
Joe / June 23, 2010 at 02:17 pm
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OMG 2012!!!!!!!!!! NOSTRADAMUS WAS RIGHT!!!!!!!!!
END OF THE WORLDDDDDDDDDDD!!!!!
icy / June 23, 2010 at 02:23 pm
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is it gonna come again???? the first wave is usually the lightest
omg / June 23, 2010 at 02:24 pm
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post-earthquake action list:
1) UPDATE FACEBOOK
2) UPDATE TWITTER
3) CHECK YOUR HOUSE FOUNDATION
asdfafs / June 23, 2010 at 02:24 pm
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ahaha.. 2012 is crap.. yes EQ was shock but lets see if its gonna recurr
asdfafs / June 23, 2010 at 02:24 pm
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ahaha.. 2012 is crap.. yes EQ was shock but lets see if its gonna recurr
Amber Pearson / June 23, 2010 at 02:26 pm
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Did they come running out of the G20 conference hall - somebody up there is voicing their opinion regarding the waste of our tax dollars...coincidence - I think not...
Mike W replying to a comment from Mike / June 23, 2010 at 02:26 pm
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Make sure you don't mistake the locust for vuvuzela
Joe replying to a comment from omg / June 23, 2010 at 02:28 pm
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You forgot 2a)Take pics and post them to Flickr.
april / June 23, 2010 at 02:29 pm
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okaaaayyy people an earthquake does not signify the end of the world, calm down
Jay Zhang / June 23, 2010 at 02:32 pm
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At 1:43pm  very calear earthquake shaking and 1 minite late 2nd time
again in North York, Toronto area.
Nyx / June 23, 2010 at 02:32 pm
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http://earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/index-eng.php site says the following June 23 1:45 pm Eastern Time - A moderate earthquake has occurred in the Ottawa-Montreal region. More information to follow
Roger / June 23, 2010 at 02:33 pm
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My favourite reactions/comments so far, heard through the Twittersphere:

"There's a tsunami warning issued for the G20 summit fake lake."
"Quebec is finally separating."
Forever7887 / June 23, 2010 at 02:33 pm
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Russian Earthquake weapon...
truth / June 23, 2010 at 02:35 pm
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I live in the college dufferin area and I my house friken shook
Ken / June 23, 2010 at 02:35 pm
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That april, what a killjoy. geez. teehee
Ray / June 23, 2010 at 02:36 pm
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Sarah richter scale is not used anymore the M stands for moment magnitude. M5.5
:)
natasha replying to a comment from omg / June 23, 2010 at 02:37 pm
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in that order!
natasha replying to a comment from omg / June 23, 2010 at 02:37 pm
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and in that order, too!
Kasturi Rangan / June 23, 2010 at 02:43 pm
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I recide in 25 Hairness Ridge Dr, Whitby ON. I felt the earthquake. The chair I was sitting was shaken jeavily and a few utensils in the kitchen fell down.
john / June 23, 2010 at 02:43 pm
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looks like mother earth is angry on canada holding a G20 conference and eating up innocent people tax money.......
Brian / June 23, 2010 at 02:43 pm
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I'm from Oregon and just moved onto the 15th floor.
I knew what is was immediately and just thought "Sh!!!t" lol
john replying to a comment from Justin / June 23, 2010 at 02:44 pm
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looks like mother earth is angry on canada holding a G20 conference and eating up innocent people tax money.......
Slick Rick / June 23, 2010 at 02:44 pm
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I was in a massage parlour getting my weasel greased when all of a sudden my masseuse started to pound me real hard...only afterward did I hear of the tremour.

Nevertheless, worth every penny.

Ryan L. / June 23, 2010 at 02:45 pm
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The shaking was strong (relative to what we felt here in Toronto) in North Bay it seems. Unconfirmed reports (a friend of a friend of a friend) that there might have even been damage to a house in the area.
Lorin / June 23, 2010 at 02:45 pm
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It was CLEARLY felt here in Oakville, ON.
Lorin / June 23, 2010 at 02:46 pm
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It was CLEARLY felt here in Oakville, ON.
barb / June 23, 2010 at 02:47 pm
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I felt 2 tremors and wondered if it could possibly be an earthquake and then of course got confirmation, but I do have to agree with April it's not the end of the world and hopefully everyone and everything are unscathed.
Katherine / June 23, 2010 at 02:49 pm
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That "unattributed photo" of a drug store in Ottawa was taken at the Shoppers Drug Mart on Eagleson Road in Kanata... was taken with my blackberry at 1:51pm ::)
Karen / June 23, 2010 at 02:53 pm
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my whole house shook for a few mins. -- pretty scary !! i felt earthquakes before but never this strong !!

I live in Maniwaki, Qc about 1 15 min from Buckingham, QC where the epicentre was
Annabelle / June 23, 2010 at 02:54 pm
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I just moved to Canada and I've never experienced an earthquake. I live in Toronto on the 36th floor of an apartment building. It scared the crap out of me. I'm seriously hoping there isn't a repeat...
Kevo / June 23, 2010 at 02:55 pm
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@omg's earthquake checklist - lmao, it's so true too.
Jerrold replying to a comment from Katherine / June 23, 2010 at 02:56 pm
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Thanks for the photo, Katherine! I've modified the post to include you as the source.
test / June 23, 2010 at 02:57 pm
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who cares. suck it up.
norm / June 23, 2010 at 02:59 pm
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You sheeple can believe the official story if you want, but this obviously has something to do with the G20, HAARP, and those two helicopters that were flying around moments before the quake.
noname replying to a comment from Joe / June 23, 2010 at 03:00 pm
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lol. u are an idiot :) ppl get things they are thinking of.
noname replying to a comment from Joe / June 23, 2010 at 03:00 pm
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you are an idiot. ppl get things they think of
IC / June 23, 2010 at 03:01 pm
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I just thought it was a truck rumbling down my street.
Xavier / June 23, 2010 at 03:01 pm
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Earthquake? I just thought it was the aftermath of my lunchtime burrito
Mike W replying to a comment from test / June 23, 2010 at 03:01 pm
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Does ppl talking about it upset you?
noname / June 23, 2010 at 03:05 pm
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I am in Montreal, and I felt it here. My house was shaking...wierd.
B52 / June 23, 2010 at 03:07 pm
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Well, here is the thing.
The two Helis are equipped with a ultra sonar capable to emit waves strong enough to shake buildings and make people to lose stability or sense of direction.
The amount applied this afternoon in GTA was a 0,02% of its capacity and enough to make people wonder.
This is a secret weapon in test.
No earthquake.
QuakeIntuitive / June 23, 2010 at 03:08 pm
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I am an intuitive and I had a premonition yesterday of the quake at my desk at the same time it occurred today. And I felt it today. Pretty cool - glad no damage!

All the way from Metro Detroit!
Kim / June 23, 2010 at 03:08 pm
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It felt like my house was picked up a few inches, on one side, and then dropped. Scared me to death at the time. I'm in Roncesvalles Village.
B. Alexander replying to a comment from noname / June 23, 2010 at 03:12 pm
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Obviously you're the idiot. Joe's comment is blatantly sarcastic.
kiken / June 23, 2010 at 03:15 pm
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i was really close to down town Toronto but i dident feel it.
Rich / June 23, 2010 at 03:23 pm
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Word is getting to the States that it was just Quebec trying to break away again.
Rich / June 23, 2010 at 03:24 pm
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Word is reaching the States that it was just Quebec trying to break off again.
S / June 23, 2010 at 03:26 pm
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I was standing at the loo and was having a heck of a time with my aim. Almost hit the rim.
Sean / June 23, 2010 at 03:26 pm
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Just before the G20. hmmm

Was it caused by HAARP or the Hadron Collider...?
Tracy / June 23, 2010 at 03:29 pm
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There was an earthquake?
voodoo economics / June 23, 2010 at 03:29 pm
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I thought it was all the fat pigs trying to fight their way to the billion dollar G8/G20 trough here in Toronto. They should watch that movie Collapse.
bri / June 23, 2010 at 03:29 pm
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If you survived buy the t-shirt!!!!:

http://www.microblogbuzz.com/redirect/72401861
Yvonne / June 23, 2010 at 03:29 pm
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G20!!!
B52 replying to a comment from Rich / June 23, 2010 at 03:30 pm
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You are the best!....kkkk
Zuppa / June 23, 2010 at 03:32 pm
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I was rolling a joint and everything fell away....
Zuppa / June 23, 2010 at 03:32 pm
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"Word is reaching the States that it was just Quebec trying to break off again." Rich, You are the best!
Zipps / June 23, 2010 at 03:34 pm
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I was having sex and everything as shaking anyways.
craig / June 23, 2010 at 03:48 pm
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at leat Pride is moved to next week, cause you just know who "they" would be blaming
jahman / June 23, 2010 at 03:50 pm
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the earthquake was knocking at my apt door but no one was there, i think its a message to get out of town during g20
olivia / June 23, 2010 at 03:50 pm
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the quake was boring. hope 2012 is way better.
Stephen MacDonald / June 23, 2010 at 04:02 pm
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They just want you to believe it was an earthquake. It was actually the police trying their new sound cannon they brought in for G20 crowd control. Pretty effective, EH?
gtafunmuscle / June 23, 2010 at 04:13 pm
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what if you are in an office building working? are you allowed to leave the office without getting yourself in trouble.. since our building management at work didn't even bother to tell us what was going on today...
Chris Dube / June 23, 2010 at 04:15 pm
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This quake was a big one, however if anyone was in Toronto in November of 1988 there was a 5.9 quake centered near Chicoutimi, Quebec. That one shook Toronto probably worse than this one. I guess everybody has forgotten.
Daniel / June 23, 2010 at 04:16 pm
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I live in Toronto and no one i know even knew there was an earthquake @@
i didn't feel it either lol
gtafunmuscle / June 23, 2010 at 04:19 pm
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the G20 summit doesn't put us on the map, but the earth does!
b52 / June 23, 2010 at 04:20 pm
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Well, here is the thing.
The two Helis are equipped with a ultra sonar capable to emit waves strong enough to shake buildings and make people to lose stability or sense of direction.
The amount applied this afternoon in GTA was a 0,02% of its capacity and enough to make people wonder.
This is a secret weapon in test.
No earthquake.
freecarforlamar565 / June 23, 2010 at 04:30 pm
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dang thats a scary shake
freecarforlamar565 / June 23, 2010 at 04:30 pm
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toronto earthquake I wouldnt want to live where there is earthquakes http://freeps3codes.info/
wonder / June 23, 2010 at 04:32 pm
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Maybe HAARP? Remember Telegraph Operation blackjack had Toronto in crosshairs for June 22 or 23rd
BH / June 23, 2010 at 04:44 pm
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I hope the people bringing up HAARP are trying to be funny and not trying to be moonbats. It's part of nature, get over it.
Marc / June 23, 2010 at 04:55 pm
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We rarely get earthquakes here, but when we do, they tend to be some little shake that's for an abrupt second. The earthquake today was more evident, more felt and was really moving things about - more like something that would be experienced towards the west. It also lasted long, if you noticed, and I felt the tremors continued and trailed off for about ten seconds after the big main rumble.
CROSS replying to a comment from noname / June 23, 2010 at 05:58 pm
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Why he is an idiot?
CROSS / June 23, 2010 at 06:01 pm
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People do not try to be funny. As long as nobody proofed that was natural - NOBODY can say was not... The only idiots are all who saying was not - how do they now??????
nabila / June 23, 2010 at 06:25 pm
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A scary shake..my whole home in mississauga shakes like a big boat in sea...horrible...is there any chace of more earthquakes come in future
Park Choi Yoon Kim / June 23, 2010 at 06:35 pm
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Boob Quake proved true!
der replying to a comment from Slick Rick / June 23, 2010 at 06:43 pm
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is that what made you slick?
blah / June 23, 2010 at 06:46 pm
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Hell I just thought Rosie O'Donnell entered the building.
Lily / June 23, 2010 at 06:49 pm
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Chris Dube - I do remember that quake from 1988, as does my boyfriend. We talked about it today as we watched everyone freaking out on the news. I lived in an aprtment then too and remember things shaking around a lot more than today. We've talked about that one quite a few times actually, so when this happened today we both looked at each other like, "oh shiit!" because we knew this wasn't entirely out of the realm of possibility for Toronto.

I'm just glad it ended up being no big deal in the end. I don't know how ppl in California live with this all year round!
FreeSpirit1 / June 23, 2010 at 07:43 pm
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I can't believe some ottawans are getting jealous that Torontorians were claiming this is a Toronto Earthquake..who cares? Are people seriously so silly to get jealous over this kind of stuff...CBC journalists Kady O'Malley and Rosie Barton expressedd jealousy over this...like seriously journalists who are suppose to be smart and critical....getting jelouse over this? Come on, grow up.
Georges / June 23, 2010 at 07:47 pm
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Friends,

this is a warning, Jesus Christ is coming soon and noone is ready.. Repent people and go back to God, the end is coming.

May Jesus Christ protect you all.

Georges
mikero / June 23, 2010 at 08:00 pm
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The earthquake killed my fish! it broke my fish stand and all my fish came crashing down! heres the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QB5NCzDy7hE
Justin replying to a comment from Georges / June 23, 2010 at 08:04 pm
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^ lol!
sub / June 23, 2010 at 08:05 pm
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Rogers will raise the chargers for all users.
The company will charge earthquake network protection fee.
Toronto cityhall just introduced the earthquake city avoid disasters property human rights tax.
Handog / June 23, 2010 at 08:51 pm
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How can emergency place websites be down? It's not like the power went out. I think our weather is now being controlled! and our information source... your neighbours are aliens.
BH replying to a comment from Georges / June 23, 2010 at 09:11 pm
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Same thing they were saying a thousand years ago.
Lynn / June 23, 2010 at 09:44 pm
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I felt it keenly and my refrigerator and contents rattled around...! Ach, and we think we're untouchable.
LastSheep / June 23, 2010 at 10:27 pm
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..who cares what's on television...
AnotherLastSheep / June 23, 2010 at 10:29 pm
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Just kidding lol It was HAARP and there are no coincidences.
lucia / June 23, 2010 at 10:43 pm
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instead of treating this little earthquake as "something to chat about" you should learn what you really need to know and how to react to a REAL earthquake like the ones in Chile, and Haiti, or Japan.. let me tell you, it's not joke... there are thousand of things you need to know.. first of all, where are the people you love... do you know??? or how to communicate with them?? will the cellular phones work?? the antennas will collapse.. no electricity.. no communication, no news, no nothing... get real.. and be thankful that this was just a little sample of what many people have suffered.. so.. please.. a little more respect ... because if this was a real earthquake.. omg... we would all be crying....
vdst replying to a comment from wonder / June 24, 2010 at 12:01 am
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Ya it's HAARP, or something like it. For the past 3 hours, I have been keeping an eye on the weather (by satellite). There there is a direct storm line (red in intensity), and irregularly narrow. And oddly, it starts conspicuously, from the desert in New-Mexico and lines directly towards the St Lawrence River. The same fault that was reported to be activated earlier this afternoon. I am glad there are more people who plainly acknowledge the likely-hood of weather/geo intimidation. I would say the US is strong sending some strong warnings to intimidate at the g8 and g20. People who think this is a joke, are not informed. PERIOD. ( Preemptively, to other readers, any personal verbal attack would prove ignorance, and do little else).
This Guy! / June 24, 2010 at 12:15 am
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GUYS THIS EARTHQUAKE RAPED MY MOTHER!!! jk but theres gonna be an aftershock in a couple of days its gonna be a bumpy week
danoxyde / June 24, 2010 at 01:07 am
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Shocking Day.. waw...
quinzz replying to a comment from vdst / June 24, 2010 at 03:01 am
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JUNE 23, 2010 –

Saw a glimpse of cloud over G8/20 on the TV (CTV). Not surprised there was an earthquake not to far off from Huntsville, Ont..

MAJOR HAARP ACTIVITY + CHEMTRIALS= HIGHLY CONDUCTIVE SKY

HIGHLY CONDUCTIVE SKY = EASY TRANSMITION OF HAARP FREQUENCY TO PEOPLE AND EARTH

Told my wife yesterday after seeing a shot of news that the sky behind the broadcast looked incredibly HAARP'D (waves )))) & ribs in clouds ect…)

I noticed the lady (Sandie Rinaldo) on CTV newsnet (Toronto) making a lot of mistakes talking yesterday and AND STRUGGLING TO CONCENTRATE.

HAARP “earth penetrating tomography” operates at or near the same frequency as the human mind

Their crowd control (AKA -mind numbing, stupifying, cognitive retardation beam) HAARP ray could be used to manipulate peoples moods fear/ anxiety / confusion / dread/ foreboding..ect….SHHH dont talk to loud you might cause a commotion, if you know what I mean.

DID ANYBODY HEALTHY FEEL FUNNY – LIKE THEIR FACE, FOREARMS, AROUND EYE’S & LIPS TINGLING OR TICKLING- AND DID YOU FEEL KIND OF STUPID AND HAVE A HARD TIME CONCENTRATING? (NOT TALKING TO TO WELL OR FORGETTING).

Don't under-estimate the Military, our Atmosphere is a new weapon for; Weather, power, human cognitive interference, and earth "tomography" (aka earthquakes)
mRS. Mathew / June 24, 2010 at 07:31 am
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Dear All: Thank God for this Nation. As Jesus said in Mathew Chapter 24: The signs of the Times and the End of the Age.the disciples came to Jesus and asked him Tell us when will these things be and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age? Jesus answered as follows:
words: 6: "And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that your are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. words.7:"For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. words 8: All these are the beginning of sorrows.
Read the entire chapter 24: Dear loved ones, dont troubled in ur heart, be awake and pray for one another and AS INTERCESSORS LET US STAND IN GAP PRAY WITH BURDEN FOR ALL NATIONS AND FOR THE LOST SOULS... HE IS COMING...LET US ALL REPENT AND COME CLOSE TO GOD FOR HIS MIGHTY PROTECTION AND BE READY FOR HIS SECOND COMING. THIS IS MY HEART CRIES AND PRAYER. AS WE NATION HUMBLE OURSELVES AND REPENT FOR OUR SINS AND GO CLOSE TO GOD FOR HIS MERCY AND GRACE IN THESE LAST DAYS. AMEN, GOD DOES NOT WANT ANY SOULS TO BE PERISHED AND HE WANTS ALL TO BE SAVED. JESUS LOVES EACH AND EVERYONE WHO READ THIS PRAYER... WHO EVER IT MAY BE, WHAT EVER SITUATION YOU ARE. JUST LOOK AT JESUS AND ACCEPT HIM AS YOUR PERSONAL SAVIOR AND HIS BLOOD IS READY TO WASH YOUR SINS AND CLEANSE YOU AND GIVE YOU THE ASSURANCE OF HEAVEN AND FORGIVENESS...AMEN


INTERCESSOR FROM BAHRAIN
BH / June 24, 2010 at 10:06 am
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Man, a little earthquake really brings the kooks out of the woodwork. If a real disaster happened I suppose we'd see the four horsemen of the nutcolypse riding into town (Kevin Trudeau, Art Bell, David Icke and Jenny McCarthy).

Get out yer tinfoil hats and don't drink the water!
bri replying to a comment from BH / June 24, 2010 at 10:21 am
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I've seen weird comments but that outta place sermon is far out!!
jamesmallon / June 24, 2010 at 12:12 pm
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Earthquake? More like tremor. If you've lived anywhere along the Pacific 'Ring of Fire' you've had one of these for breakfast.
april / June 24, 2010 at 12:18 pm
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woahh kevin im not being a killjoy
i could freak out like everyone else
oommmmggggg the end of the world the end of the world aghhh we are gonna dieeeeee
april replying to a comment from Ken / June 24, 2010 at 12:20 pm
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woahh ken im not being a killjoy
i could freak out like everyone else
oommmmggggg the end of the world the end of the world aghhh we are gonna dieeeeee
better??? :)
maspeing / June 24, 2010 at 12:30 pm
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it was scaring moment..like a water shaked on the bottle..oh my god
stefan replying to a comment from norm / June 25, 2010 at 04:26 am
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that operation blackjack thing from London Guardian kinda makes me wonder about all this..
stefan replying to a comment from Sean / June 25, 2010 at 04:34 am
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See Operation Blackjack.
alexwho / June 25, 2010 at 05:05 am
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That was awful. I didn't know what to do.. to panic or to remain calm.
erick / October 19, 2010 at 08:49 pm
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ther is beleived to be a fault line under lake ontario and lake erie its part of the st.laurence fault line heres some information on it
Signs of the Times #1461
Researchers warn Southern Ontario may face earthquakes http://newsrelease.uwaterloo.ca/archive/news.php?id=235 'Scans of the bottom of Lake Ontario conducted during searches for downed aircraft revealed three previously undocumented features. Using that data and studies of their own, the research team identified the features as the result of tectonic activity due to a fault line. Earthquakes occurring in the Great Lakes region were thought to be in response to crustal rebound caused by the removal of ice from the last ice age. Additional work has revealed faulting in the south- eastern part of Lake Ontario. The scientists are coming to believe that Lake Ontario and possibly Lake Erie lie on an extension of the well-known St. Lawrence fault system. The growing realization that fault lines could occur in the middle of a continent has led to a new science called intra-plate tectonics. More work is needed before the team is completely satisfied that its theory is correct. And not all scientists subscribe to this. What they say is that the Great Lakes originated by ice scrapping. The features indicate that the Great Lakes region experienced a large earthquake at some time in the past. The trouble is we don´t know when the last large earthquake occurred in this area (the Great Lakes).' [and from another source] Velikovsky's Earth in Upheaval, pp 202-203 'Careful investigation by W.A. Johnston of the Niagara River bed disclosed that the present channel was cut by the falls less than 4,000 years ago. And equally careful investigation of the Bear River delta by Hanson showed that the age of this delta was 3,600 years. The study by Claude Jones of the lakes of the Great Basin showed that these lakes, remnants of larger glacial lakes, have existed only about 3,500 years.' [Note: One could presume the last Great Lakes region quake to have been 3,600 years ago, the prior pole shift. Note signs of trauma in the Great Lakes, rip points as the Seaway opens.]
Asad / June 18, 2012 at 07:57 pm
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Ever wonder why Toronto has rare occurrences of Earthquake and other natural disasters compared to other parts in the world? It is no coincidence.
ale / May 17, 2013 at 01:31 pm
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I also felt it..around 9:40 this morning
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