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Author Topic: Midwest Earthquake!  (Read 403 times)

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« on: April 18, 2008, 08:33:01 am »
Was woken up at 5:30 today by an earthquake!  Rare in the midwest!

Fellow midwesterners, did you feel it, or sleep right through it?

Jeff, it should have been a little stronger in your neck of the woods.

I have the worst luck trying to sleep in.
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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008, 10:31:57 am »
Quote from: Zachary The First
Was woken up at 5:30 today by an earthquake!  Rare in the midwest!

Fellow midwesterners, did you feel it, or sleep right through it?

Jeff, it should have been a little stronger in your neck of the woods.

I have the worst luck trying to sleep in.

Slept through it, though a neighbor called this morning and said she had felt it...

The news claimed folks as far as MI felt it - SP? Anything?
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2008, 10:37:23 am »
Nothing happened up here in the upper midwest.

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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2008, 10:48:06 am »
Quote from: Zachary The First
Was woken up at 5:30 today by an earthquake!  Rare in the midwest!

Fellow midwesterners, did you feel it, or sleep right through it?

Jeff, it should have been a little stronger in your neck of the woods.

I have the worst luck trying to sleep in.

So that's what that was! O.k. I have to say, not really scary so much as "Is there a raccoon in the kitchen? mrhl mmble".

Well, now I know, and knowing is half the battle.

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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2008, 11:10:05 am »
If I am awakened it's usually the drunken frat kids across the street. But last night I slept soundly.

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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2008, 01:32:33 pm »
I felt dingus.  Then again, on 19 September 1985 in Mexico, I was STANDING OUT BY THE HIGHWAY AND EVERYTHING and didn't have a damn clue that THIS was going on...so either I'm immune, or just...uh...

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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2008, 01:37:11 pm »
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I felt dingus.  Then again, on 19 September 1985 in Mexico, I was STANDING OUT BY THE HIGHWAY AND EVERYTHING and didn't have a damn clue that THIS was going on...so either I'm immune, or just...uh...

...dense.
I am voting for the latter.
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2008, 01:56:42 pm »
You're prolly right, SB.
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2008, 06:18:45 pm »
I'm in trouble with my wife for waking up just long enough to say "It's just the wind" then rolling over and going back to sleep.  My daughter didn't even stir.
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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2008, 07:39:08 pm »
Heh. I was in Kabul when Pakistan had that massive Earthquake. It was the second or third... maybe even fourth 'aftershock' before I realized what I was feeling.  

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« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2008, 06:28:42 am »
There is six inches of snow on the ground outside my window.  It's April, and this is Seattle, where we don't usually get six inches of snow in January.

So earthquakes in the fairly geologically stable Midwest don't surprise me at all.  Clearly, the End Times are nigh.
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« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2008, 11:58:07 pm »
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didn't have a damn clue that THIS was going on...so either I'm immune, or just...uh...

...dense.


Or drunk, or very happy, or both?

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« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2008, 01:57:40 pm »
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Or drunk, or very happy, or both?
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« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2008, 03:24:24 pm »
Another "aftershock" this AM - 4.5 on the Richter.  Anyone feel it?

Nothing up North that I felt...
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« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2008, 09:24:17 pm »
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Another "aftershock" this AM - 4.5 on the Richter.  Anyone feel it?

Nothing up North that I felt...

Nada.
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