VA/DC earthquake shook again... 4.5 mag.

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  1. robowarrior

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    We the east coast folks are not use to these kind of natural disasters. At 1:07am today Aug. 25, we were hit with another 4.5 earthquake...now I can't sleep.... Grrrr
     
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    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    I love 4 pointers. They're fun to ride out.
     
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    Haha yeah usually when we get a 4 I run around the house cheering.
     
  4. moreprimeland

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    You can handle it, robowarrior!!! :thumb 
     
  5. Bountyan

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    You'd think earthquakes would be happening more around the west California-BC area. It's kinda funny, I've lived in California and BC, some of the most common earthquake spots my entire life, and I don't remember ever experiencing an earthquake.
     
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    Yeah last I remember feeling was the from the Mexicali earthquake which was a 7.2 that lasted 89 seconds. The epicenter was pretty far away but easily noticeable as it was a shallow quake at 6mi deep. Over 90 aftershocks recorded in 6 hours after the quake but I didn't feel any of them. Only thing we had to do was readjust picture frames afterward.
     
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    I just read an article where it said the quake might have been cause of fracking.

    I have no idea what fracking is but I think it means the drilling they have been doing in West Virginia, close in Mineral, Virginia.
     
  8. The Dark Seeker

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    Aftershocks are kinda fun. You get to see what other figures fall off your shelf :tongue:  Having gone through the Loma Prieta and a variety of smaller ones when I used to live in California......the initial shock/fear of having a quake happen wears off after a while. But I guess Californians (whether we still live there or not) are more or less used to it and shrug it off like "meh".....Hell, I didn't even feel the recent ones out here in Colorado that supposedly.....people in my town claim to have felt.
     
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    ..I didn't feel this one. I don't even know if it reached montreal the shocks!

    I was busy sleeping in peace for once over my sore back :C
     

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