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  • The mathematician is Ken Ring - his site is at http://www.predictweather.com/ [predictweather.com], and he mentioned the 1833 earthquake in his December 29, 2004 e-zine [topica.com]. 1833 + 19 * 9 is indeed 2004.

    Turns out I misinterpreted what Ken said... the moon is actually 1/80th the mass of the earth, not 1 tenth, and the gravitation effect thing is a net measurement of the effects on the ocean. The reasoning is that because the tides are predominantly affected by the moon and not the Sun, that the net force created by the moon must

    • s/(100th the size of the tide from the) sun/$1 moon/
      • You mean?

              the sun exerts about 100 times the gravitational
              force compared with the moon. Yet we do not see
              a solar tide 100 times the size of the tide
              from the moon.

        The solar tide is what we see with spring and
        neap tides, I think. Spring tides are higher and
        lower than neap tides, because the moon is new or
        full.

        But how do we separate out the variation in water
        movement due to the moon and that due to the sun?

        Some places only have one large tide a day. Like
        the gulf between China and Korea. Also in Taiwan?

        And for places that have 2 tides, why at the new
        moon don't we get one tide instead when the water
        rushes all to one side attracted by the moon and
        sun together? Why does the water hang out on the
        back side, away from both the sun and the moon? I
        guess there is some sort of jello quivering going
        on.

        The changes in the air are changes in pressure. I
        don't think there are changes in water pressure
        with tidal movement, are there?

        Anyway, the moon's affect on the weather: Food for
        thought.