Saturday, June 6, 2015
Earthquake in Ranau: Sabah & Singapore
As usual, there are many false reports. The roads are good. I drove from KK to Ranau early this morning and there was no sign of road damage except a few small cracks in a couple of places. One would not know an earthquake of 5.9 magnitude had occurred only yesterday. Life, it seems, has returned to normal. The Saturday market is still full of people.
True, a couple of aftershocks frayed the nerves of many last night. I received calls from church members for prayers and I stayed up until almost 1am and prayed constantly. I was sitting in my house in KK when the 7.15am earthquake happened 16 kms from Ranau. I was reading Jeremiah 15-17 and suddenly I felt the house swayed from right to left. I thought I was in a trance for a second since I was meditating on God's Word but soon I heard the shouts and commotion down my backward when many people rushed down from their apartments.
As I write more pictures are coming about a few people crushed by rocks and airlifted from the place of incident. Horrific. 10 years ago, I wrote in the preface of my book on Revelation, "Revelation speaks much of earthquakes..." and the end of time is dawning on us. The Day is nearer than we thought...Sabah used to be safe; never had such a strong 5.9 Richter earthquake happened egeneto. When I drove along Mount Kinabalu for an hour or so, I look at the Mountain that shook Sabah. Malaysians and Singaporeans mourned together for family members who perished and Sabah is never going to be the same again.
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