East Coast Earthquake

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East Coast Earthquake

Post by Paul Drabek » Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:55 pm

K,

Everyone on the east coast check in and leg us know how your earthquake was.

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Re: East Coast Earthquake

Post by bratman » Tue Aug 23, 2011 4:45 pm

all is well here. A lot of downtown buildings evacuated as a precaution. Reports have come in saying I am responsibe for it happening, but that has yet to be proven :wink:

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Re: East Coast Earthquake

Post by Swarthout » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:55 pm

Didnt feel a thing. Supposedly BGW closed for a few hours and reinspected the rides afterward.

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Re: East Coast Earthquake

Post by Robbie » Tue Aug 23, 2011 7:00 pm

I was finishing up my last client for the day and we were talking about some friends of mine who live in Japan and their experience with the 9.0 quake/tsunami earlier this year. The shop where I work is having some work done to the roof, so it had been a noisy morning anyway. When the quake started, I was like, "Oh, heh, heh, speaking of earthquakes...," thinking it was something the construction crew was doing. But then it kept on we realized it really was one.

It seemed to go on for quite a while. Hanging lamps and blowdryers were swinging and we were all just kind of frozen in place going wtf? and waiting for it to stop. The building I work in is a single story brick building, but our corporate offices are next door on the second story of a wood-framed building. Apparently, they really felt some motion and stuff got knocked off of shelves and they could feel the floor swaying underneath them.

I just felt an aftershock about an hour ago.

Is it weird that I think earthquakes are really cool and I have loved today?
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Re: East Coast Earthquake

Post by Paul Drabek » Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:52 pm

Robbie wrote:
Is it weird that I think earthquakes are really cool and I have loved today?
No...I felt the same way when I felt my first one which was a 4.6 when I was in college down in Southern Illinois.

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Re: East Coast Earthquake

Post by scooby305 » Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:00 pm

All fine here in Western Md. I slept through the whole thing. I woke up to see like 5 texts from people talking about it lol. I guess my mom was right, I really could sleep through an earthquake

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