Did anyone just feel that earthquake?
updated by INeedCoffee on Aug 23, 2011 at 02:09:31 pm News Comments: 26
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Yes! I must have been typing my comment at the same time as you.
It was the strongest that I've ever felt - our building really shook.
mine too, my chair physically rolled on carpet. No news yet online about where it originated.
From what I'm reading it is from Washington DC holy cow.
It was weird - I felt a wave come over me.
At first, I thought I was going to pass out. (It was similar to the feeling you have right before you faint.) But then I heard everyone else on my floor talking about how they felt the same thing.
I work in the Warehouse District and felt it while sitting at my desk
My Facebook is blowing up.
-did you feel that ?!
-Just had an earthquake in NY!
-Earthquake in queens. Our entire building was shaking! So Scary.
-I'm pretty sure an earthquake just happened.
Another from NY "That was very scary. On 11th floor, whole building went jello."
I have 2 FB friends in North Carolina who also reported feeling it.
HAH My favorite so far... "Glad I wore the support bra today."
FB friends in Philly, DC, NYC, NC, and Detroit are all reporting feeling it as well.
WTOL's facebook update says that the Pentagon and Capitol are being evacuated.
Feeling a little left out. Sitting in West Toledo feeding a baby and I didn't feel a thing.
felt nothing in Lake Township but I'm chair boppin while I work. bummer. I've only ever felt one in this area of all the ones we've had!
The last time I've ever felt one, i was in Jr High. I was running to the restroom and stumbled. At the time i didn't think nothing of it because I'm a klutz and I'm always stumbling, but i was told it was earthquake when i got back to class.
Felt it in the Ohio building. Initially we thought it was a very strong wind gust, but gusts don't shake buildings like that!
We felt it too but we, ah, we thought it was something else.
Sigh. Missed another earthquake: I was commuting at the time. I am something like oh-for-six now, including sleeping through a biggie in southern California when I was there in 1992.
This is an article from CNN last year talking about earthquakes in the eastern United States. Somewhere it says magnitude 6.0 or stronger only comes along in the eastern US about once every 80 years.
I remember reading about the 1886 Charleston, South Carolina, quake (7.3 estimate) in a college history class long ago. Let's hope New Madrid doesn't decide to go bonkers anytime soon (say, my lifetime).
okay - no matter what your political preferences, this is funny:
- BREAKING NEWS!! Obama has just confirmed Va. earthquake occurred on a rare and obscure fault-line, apparently known as "Bush's Fault". Secret Service & Maxine Waters continue investigation of quake's suspicious ties to Tea Party. Conservatives however have proven that it was caused by the Founding Fathers rolling over in their graves.
looks like a beer summit, or the number of people working on the obama jobs plan.
Linecrosser, is there ever a topic that you don't turn into something derogatory against Obama. Seek help, seriously; go get help now.
Any private practice psychologist specializing in OCD should suffice.