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M6.2 quake rattles eastern Japan, including Tokyo area

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Just before my alarm went off..,. Anyone else notice how often an earthquake will happen, just before the alarm that we set?

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KariHarukaToday  06:54 am JST

Just before my alarm went off..,. Anyone else notice how often an earthquake will happen, just before the alarm that we set?

No.

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The crows were noisy at that time.

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A strong shake here in Chiba.

Was waken up by the noisy alarm of my phone

Jisshin desu, Jisshin desu

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Felt nothing and slept right thru it.

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I jumped out of bed, put on my crime fighting cape and ran to the bat car ~ but then it stopped. Went back to bed.

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Nothing scares me more than these earthquakes.

Many years experience with these earthquakes here in Japan, but I still can not get used to them.

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Weird. I slept through the whole thing and had no idea it happened

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I’ll never get use to earthquakes.

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It was quite a jolt, but at that time in the morning it would take a lot more to get me out of bed. Mrs. Grebe was running around flapping, "Earthquake! Earthquake!"

So raised my mighty arm and commanded it to stop. And lo, it stopped.

You're welcome.

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I jumped out of bed, put on my crime fighting cape and ran to the bat car ~ but then it stopped. Went back to bed.

And hug Robin with trembling and fear.. Damn earthquake !!..

LOOOOOOOL !!!!!!..

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At almost the same time NZ had a magnitude 6 of the west coast , NZ and Japan seem to be in the same sequence of earth quakes at times.

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When I first came to Japan, an earthquake was a great adventure and each time I loved the refreshing novelty of them.

Some years later I discovered that earthquakes can easily get out of control, i.e. that there never was any 'control', and they have not the slightest regard for human life. In bed one morning, as an earthquake gradually grew stronger, for the first time in my life I felt fear of some imaginary soulless creature.

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Woke me up. DId not feel very strong, but very long.

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Rocked real hard here in north Chiba, everything was dancing & swaying, thankfully seems so far nothing too serious, hope it stays that way.

There has been way too many largish quakes over the last year.....try not to think about it... then it happens again...

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Woke me up. DId not feel very strong, but very long.

Same. At first I was a bit concerned, then I thought, "oh well, it's not that bad", but it felt like it lasted more than a minute. Probably it didn't and it was just me being groggy, but that's how it felt.

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@Monty yeah, I know what you mean. And I live on the East Coast of the US, for now, so I can only imagine how much it would scare me to have an earthquake of that magnitude.

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Big ones coming. Prepare.

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goodlucktoyou thanks for your optimistic outlook on earthquakes. I would recommend everyone turning off their alarms, they are super noisy. Use something like yurekuru , it's less horrifying.

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2 month ago during the corona-mess. the JGOV was making evacuation simulation in case of Mt Fuji eruption. I do not think it is coincidence .the GOV is knowing something that is coming . and yes indeed the number of earthquake are increasing. prepare yourself. the 100.000yen will not save you from mother earth.

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Yes! today early Morning i felt that.. max 20 seconds it seems... building was dancing,, badly

dont know the right time..

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Drew Zzzzs right through it.

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So raised my mighty arm and commanded it to stop. And lo, it stopped.

Japan could have used you in 1995, 2011 and several other times as well.

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Stop making fun of earthquakes! Even if it was a small one and barely felt, you all should realize that the earth is telling us something and be more prepared! The big one will definitely hit Japan very soon and lots of death and hardship ( financial, job losses, emotional stress ) will be felt so it’s not a laughing matter!

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It’s when the shaking DOESN’T stop ... like in 2011. That’s scary.

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Seems the Pacific Ring of Fire is activating. On June 23, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit Oaxaca, Mexico. Early this morning, an M 6.2 quake struck eastern Japan, including Metropolitan Tokyo. At 10:20 am, a 5.5 M earthquake rattled New Zealand's South Island. Minor earthquakes have also hit Okinawa Island and its vicinity recently. There was much ado about strange odor smelled in the wide area on Miura Peninsular.

Some geologist predicts all this may be related to a coming big one, the so-called Nankai Megathrust Earthquake, which will strike not only the often-predicted area of eastern Japan but also the wide area of western Japan including Okinawa. For heaven's sake, I only pray nothing serious will happen.

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