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Old 08-23-2011, 01:59 PM   #16
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:03 PM   #17
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Lol seriously. Theres an earthquake like every 5 seconds here.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:08 PM   #18
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How do you have an earthquake when there's no fault line? I always assumed I'd never experience one.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:10 PM   #19
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Second floor of the house, leaning back streching in chair at the time, sat forward suddenly put it down to rush of blood, no... it was both!

Scottish person + EQ virgin = grrr unfunny...!
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:13 PM   #20
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How do you have an earthquake when there's no fault line? I always assumed I'd never experience one.
Best fault line map I can find atm on my phone, point is there is a fault our two near you.

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Old 08-23-2011, 02:18 PM   #21
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It has to be someone's fault!!!!1
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:23 PM   #22
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How is it that a drizzle shuts down the 6 train for days but an earthquake causes no issues?
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:51 PM   #23
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Felt it in DC - my work building evacuated. The epicenter is just miles from a nuclear plant (which is offline now).
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:30 PM   #24
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What Earthquake?
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:35 PM   #25
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I was outside having lunch and didn't feel or notice anything

Looks like an East Coast hurricane this weekend too. Good times.
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:19 PM   #26
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They said on the radio it could be felt as far north as Boston...I didn't feel a thing (thats what she said).
I'm outside Boston and I was sitting in my cube at the time and felt a swaying. I'm on cold meds so I asked a coworker if she felt the swaying. She did. I felt better - kind of.
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:37 PM   #27
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:39 PM   #28
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My facebook exploded. We've been amusing ourselves with the news coverage. Although, to be fair, we may be able to handle earthquakes but rain freaks us the hell out. So there's that.

I'm glad there doesn't appear to be any major damage or casualties. It just goes to show earthquakes can happen just about anywhere. Apparently the only state that has never recorded one is North Dakota.


As I said on facebook, it looks just like Southern California storm damage.
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:47 PM   #29
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:59 PM   #30
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My facebook exploded. We've been amusing ourselves with the news coverage. Although, to be fair, we may be able to handle earthquakes but rain freaks us the hell out. So there's that.
At least California has strict building codes compared to the east coast.
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