Sunday, March 13, 2011

Ring of Fire

Watching the coverage of the horror in Japan. I have been thinking about the Ring of Fire, you know that ring of active faults that rings the Pacific Ocean.

Think of it as a big clock, Chile has been having some big shakers. New Zealand - huge one just a few weeks ago. China major movement the last few weeks. Now Japan - fucking mother of earthquakes.

Now go back to my clock:

Chile about 5:00
New Zealand about 6:00
China about 9:00
Japan about 12:00
California about 3:00

I'm just saying time may be running out for those of us on the West Coast.

Of course my analogy requires that you know what a clock with hands looks like.

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