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Earthquake in Morgantown WV

Posted by phunny, Aug 23, 2011

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  1. Colt4G63 also

    Colt4G63 also Proven Member

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    Come on man really? I didn't feel a damn thing. I always miss the fun stuff.
     

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  2. 97 DSM Gs-T

    97 DSM Gs-T Proven Member

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    checkin in for LaPlata MD. sitting at at work sleeping and i wake up to drywall falling down and everything coming of selves. OMG
     

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  3. airmail96

    airmail96 Proven Member

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    Sleeping on the job, nice ;-).
     

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  4. LandoAWD

    LandoAWD Retired

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    The building shook a bit. My Facebook EXPLODED, though.
     
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  5. GSXSixteenG

    GSXSixteenG Proven Member

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    Yea, this building is old. If you get the right person running through the office it would probably feel the same. Its at the corner of Niagara St and River Rd.

    I have a little work for you, but I'll pm you when the time comes. The dsm may finally be road ready.
     

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  6. MikeS

    MikeS Proven Member

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    I was in the parking lot on break, and seen my friends Buick LeSabre shaking. Glad to see I wasn't losing my mind hah
     

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  7. TSITurbo95

    TSITurbo95 Proven Member

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    I am in OBX for vacation, and felt it as well.
     
  8. jjrock5

    jjrock5 Proven Member

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    I am in Connecticut and I felt it! WTF
     
  9. rommel rojasgsx

    rommel rojasgsx Proven Member

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    Im in south florida and felt it too. Oh wait that was thunder:D
     

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  10. 97_JDM_GSX

    97_JDM_GSX Proven Member

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    laying on my couch, i felt the couch shake and my pictures on the wall shake, im like WTF so i go look outside the window, just see people walking by. Thought it was the road construction right outside my house. didnt think it was an earthquake cus the cat was just chilling on his couch, and they say animals are sensitive to these things. lazy cat, LOL. Then my gf text me if i felt the earthquake. Im from Cali so im used to these, but its unexpected in the east coast
     

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  11. 4G63_Attack

    4G63_Attack Proven Member

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    Dear East Coast, you are a bunch of ####ies. Sincerely, the West Coast. LOL
     
  12. TurboTsiThatFly

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    I'm in randleman n.c. and people at my work noticed parts shaking on our w.i.p rack. (a rack full of material ready to be setup on a machine and run.) LOL . And our machines screens were shaking really bad. i never noticed it. honestly it doesn't really scare me. but it was a big quake. hope there okay in Virginia.
     

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  13. Ravewolf

    Ravewolf Proven Member

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    We had a few semi strong ones out here on the Southeastern Coloraod/Northeastern New Mexico border. They say the east coast quake and these quakes aren't related, and that ours was from excessive drilling, and fracking, causing the tectonic plates to get "lubed up" and move around. I think they're lying though. The Flying Spaghetti Monster is about to re-emerge and take over again.

    On a serious note, it was strange. The ground didn't shake at my house, it vibrated like there was a huge compactor outside. Kinda cool actually. I'd definitely do it again LOL.
     
  14. dondmon96

    dondmon96 Proven Member

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    Looks like it was a 5.8, 5 miles from Mineral, VA 3.7 miles deep.

    Last night there was a 5.3, 9 miles W-SW of Trinidad, Colorado.

    It's amazing how far reaching East coast quakes go.

    Mach V lost their phones for a few minutes.

    Sounds like everyone is ok :)
     
  15. Trav83

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    Well you are in America ya know ;)
     

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  16. evood69

    evood69 Proven Member

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    It was a 5.9 in Mineral, Virginia. Between Charlottesville and Richmond. I live about 130 miles southeast of it in Roanoke, Virginia and I felt it twice. Although nothing happened, it was different to say the least.
     

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  17. D3monX

    D3monX Proven Member

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    im in fredricksburg and felt my whole apartment building move it was pretty big shake, at first i thought someone was playing a joke by running really hard upstairs then everything started shaking, my reciever fell off my tv but nothing cool like stuff falling from the apartment above me and me getitng out of my lease free and clear LOL
     
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  18. Kakoriat

    Kakoriat Proven Member

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    My house was shaking for about 10 seconds here in north GA. Was interesting to say the least.
     

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  19. carfree123

    carfree123 Proven Member

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    Lol i was in the Talon when it hit my area. Thank god i didn't feel it. I would have thought it was my car dying on me or something.
     
  20. Aproductions

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    I was working under my car today when it happened, good thing for jackstands haha.

    I did hear somewhere around me at a college or something that gas lines broke because of it. weird.
     

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  21. '97boostinGST

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    rofl
     
  22. cs82685

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    Felt it here in central nj. Coming from an easterner who has never experienced one, that sh** was weird
     

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