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Thread: Las Terrenas Sea Has Retreated!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Creature View Post
    This is what happened right before that big Christmas Tsunami in the Philippines a few years ago.

    The water pulled back, nobody understood why, they went for a closer look and BAM.

    Knowing what I know now, I would run far and fast. Scary.
    do you mean 2004 thailand?

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    Its just a spring tide - influenced by certain and rare positions of the moon and sun in relation to Earth. The water didn't recede within a few minutes, it took hours. When the water recedes due to an incoming tsunami it happens within minutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davetuna View Post
    do you mean 2004 thailand?
    Yes, that's the one. Same symptom, different cause I guess. It still makes me wary.

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