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Blog entry by SSMDad posted 1104 days ago 1131 reads 0 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We in VA/MD/DC just had a 5.8 mag earthquake. Shake rattle and roll!

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/at00lqe6x3.php

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."



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Bertha

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#1 posted 1104 days ago

Me too. Pretty strong here in WV.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Carl Fisher

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#2 posted 1104 days ago

We felt it down here in Charlotte.

Hope everyone up that was fared alright.

-- Carl Fisher, Fort Mill, South Carolina --

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SSMDad

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#3 posted 1104 days ago

Haven’t heard of damage here. Someone in office said it was felt from NC to NY. That’s a potent quake. About 80 miles SW of my current local.

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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Ritty

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#4 posted 1104 days ago

ya i live in philadelphia and my house shook pretty good i honestly thought someone hit my house with a car, cant wait for the after shock :)

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Bob42

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#5 posted 1104 days ago

I am on Long Island and it shook pretty good here. Everything shook. Even glasses in the cabinet moved. That was pretty cool. they confirmed 5.9-6.0.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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SSMDad

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#6 posted 1104 days ago

Hadn’t felt one that strong in a LONG time. Reminds us how little control we really have huh? :)

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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DaddyZ

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#7 posted 1104 days ago

40+ Years & I felt my first one this past year a 4.4 in Central Oklahoma, Epicenter approx 7 miles from my house, I was outside standing on a cement slab, it almost knocked me on my arse. I thought something exploded !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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chrisstef

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#8 posted 1104 days ago

Felt it all the way up here in Connecticut. I was in an elevator on the 5th floor of a hospital in New Haven.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Don W

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#9 posted 1104 days ago

First one I’ve felt right here on the NY-MA-VT border.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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PCTNWV

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#10 posted 1104 days ago

It was pretty strong here in the Richmond VA area… only 30-40 miles from here… shook for 10-15 seconds but everything seems to be OK

-- Troy, Virginia

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OhioMatt

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#11 posted 1104 days ago

Northeast Ohio felt it. Watched my coffee shake on my desk. Thought it was jet lag from last night’s flight.

-- Matt from Ohio

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WayneC

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#12 posted 1104 days ago

Lol. All quiet here in California. :)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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MedicKen

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#13 posted 1104 days ago

Glad to see the east coast is sharing in the rattling. Also hope that everyone is OK. Lord knows we have had our share here in CA.

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their therapist....medic20447@gmail.com

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CharlesNeil

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#14 posted 1104 days ago

center was 60 miles away,,, diddddnnnntttt bbbottthheeeerr meeeeee atttttt alllllllll

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Tim Kindrick

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#15 posted 1104 days ago

Wow!!! Here in Texas, all we have to worry about is tornados!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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