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Image From Space Shows Downtown San Francisco Sinking Slowly Around Millennium Tower

Started by Fred Bloggs November 26, 2021
Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next.

https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/
On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:59:54 -0800 (PST), Fred Bloggs
<bloggs.fredbloggs.fred@gmail.com> wrote:

>Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next. > >https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/
A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere. The MT building was badly designed and ugly besides. New Orleans, Houston, Miami, Jakarta are really sinking. -- Father Brown's figure remained quite dark and still; but in that instant he had lost his head. His head was always most valuable when he had lost it.
On Friday, November 26, 2021 at 7:02:20 AM UTC-8, jla...@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote:
> > A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city > sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere.
Here's one example of rock way above sea level <https://youtu.be/aHNDPbuVAUI> and in an earthquake, the 'isn't going anywhere' label doesn't apply. Rock does have an advantage over soil, in that it doesn' liquefy. It can still move dangerously, and the geologic history we know indicates a lot of it has done so.
On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 12:56:50 -0800 (PST), whit3rd <whit3rd@gmail.com>
wrote:

>On Friday, November 26, 2021 at 7:02:20 AM UTC-8, jla...@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote: >> >> A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city >> sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere. > >Here's one example of rock way above sea level ><https://youtu.be/aHNDPbuVAUI> >and in an earthquake, the 'isn't going anywhere' label doesn't apply. > >Rock does have an advantage over soil, in that it doesn' liquefy. It can >still move dangerously, and the geologic history we know indicates a lot of >it has done so.
I don't know of any big rocks like that in SF. There is some smaller stuff in Glen Canyon that, low-probability, could take out some hikers. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/uctuj70j233op3b/AAAP3_xeMxVxI57RQ68WwG4ua?dl=0 We do have a lot of eucalyptus trees. They are non-native and shallow rooted, so occasionally fall over even without an earthquake. The MT building is leaning *over 0.1 degrees* now. I calculate that if you and Fred stay at least 2500 miles away, you might survive the crash. -- Father Brown's figure remained quite dark and still; but in that instant he had lost his head. His head was always most valuable when he had lost it.
On 27/11/21 2:02 am, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:59:54 -0800 (PST), Fred Bloggs > <bloggs.fredbloggs.fred@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next. >> >> https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/ > > A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city > sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere.
It's a bloody big problem if one side of the tower is on rock (or just on firmer soft stuff) and the other isn't, though.
On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:28:55 +1100, Clifford Heath
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>On 27/11/21 2:02 am, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote: >> On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:59:54 -0800 (PST), Fred Bloggs >> <bloggs.fredbloggs.fred@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next. >>> >>> https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/ >> >> A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city >> sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere. > >It's a bloody big problem if one side of the tower is on rock (or just >on firmer soft stuff) and the other isn't, though.
MT is super heavy and none of the pilings reach bedrock. The real problem is that the building is full of lawyers. -- Father Brown's figure remained quite dark and still; but in that instant he had lost his head. His head was always most valuable when he had lost it.
On 27/11/21 9:50 am, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:28:55 +1100, Clifford Heath > <no.spam@please.net> wrote: > >> On 27/11/21 2:02 am, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote: >>> On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:59:54 -0800 (PST), Fred Bloggs >>> <bloggs.fredbloggs.fred@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>>> Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next. >>>> >>>> https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/ >>> >>> A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city >>> sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere. >> >> It's a bloody big problem if one side of the tower is on rock (or just >> on firmer soft stuff) and the other isn't, though. > > MT is super heavy and none of the pilings reach bedrock. > > The real problem is that the building is full of lawyers.
That's a problem? The only problem I see here is if they get enough warning of its sudden collapse.
On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 10:32:38 +1100, Clifford Heath
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>On 27/11/21 9:50 am, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote: >> On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:28:55 +1100, Clifford Heath >> <no.spam@please.net> wrote: >> >>> On 27/11/21 2:02 am, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote: >>>> On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:59:54 -0800 (PST), Fred Bloggs >>>> <bloggs.fredbloggs.fred@gmail.com> wrote: >>>> >>>>> Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next. >>>>> >>>>> https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/ >>>> >>>> A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city >>>> sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere. >>> >>> It's a bloody big problem if one side of the tower is on rock (or just >>> on firmer soft stuff) and the other isn't, though. >> >> MT is super heavy and none of the pilings reach bedrock. >> >> The real problem is that the building is full of lawyers. > >That's a problem? The only problem I see here is if they get enough >warning of its sudden collapse.
0.11 degres of tilt in 12 years. Sea level rise will submerge it before it collapses. -- Father Brown's figure remained quite dark and still; but in that instant he had lost his head. His head was always most valuable when he had lost it.
On a sunny day (Fri, 26 Nov 2021 14:50:46 -0800) it happened
jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote in
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>On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:28:55 +1100, Clifford Heath ><no.spam@please.net> wrote: > >>On 27/11/21 2:02 am, jlarkin@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote: >>> On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:59:54 -0800 (PST), Fred Bloggs >>> <bloggs.fredbloggs.fred@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>>> Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next. >>>> >>>> >>>> https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/ >>> >>> A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city >>> sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere. >> >>It's a bloody big problem if one side of the tower is on rock (or just >>on firmer soft stuff) and the other isn't, though. > >MT is super heavy and none of the pilings reach bedrock. > >The real problem is that the building is full of lawyers.
The centrifugal force due to rotation of the earth will push it one way, pointing south, as it is not on the equator. ..... ??
On Friday, November 26, 2021 at 10:39:08 PM UTC-8, Jan Panteltje wrote:
> On a sunny day (Fri, 26 Nov 2021 14:50:46 -0800) it happened > jla...@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote in > <g2p2qg9qmgjdhnlkr...@4ax.com>: > >On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:28:55 +1100, Clifford Heath > ><no....@please.net> wrote: > > > >>On 27/11/21 2:02 am, jla...@highlandsniptechnology.com wrote: > >>> On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:59:54 -0800 (PST), Fred Bloggs > >>> <bloggs.fred...@gmail.com> wrote: > >>> > >>>> Looks like the Millennium tower is going to take out the downtown area of the city next. > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/image-from-space-shows-downtown-san-francisco-sinking-slowly-around-millennium-tower/2739942/ > >>> > >>> A few-inches dimple way downtown is not a problem. Most of the city > >>> sits on rock way above sea level and isn't going anywhere. > >> > >>It's a bloody big problem if one side of the tower is on rock (or just > >>on firmer soft stuff) and the other isn't, though. > > > >MT is super heavy and none of the pilings reach bedrock. > > > >The real problem is that the building is full of lawyers. > The centrifugal force due to rotation of the earth will push it one way, > pointing south, > as it is not on the equator.
Millennium Tower is leaning North-East.