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5.4 quake in SoCal...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TigerVols, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    I'm on the fifth floor in downtown LA and my building shook 3 times in 3 minutes.

    Edit to reflect the new 5.4 magnitude.
  2. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member

    Re: 5.9 quake in SoCal...

    I'm on the first floor of an office park in Reseda and it Just. Didn't. Stop. On and on and on and on.
  3. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Bird you're right. I was the longest-running quake I've felt since the Northridge one.
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    This one much closer to the population center from the Easter shaker. Borrego Springs. Only 60 miles from San Diego. Shallow quake (7.3 miles) means more shaking/rolling.
  5. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    It freaked out the older woman sitting behind me.
    I just thought the fat guy was walking by again.
  6. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    Earthquakes bring out the worst in LA TV news. Myrtle, an elderly lady from Hemet, has to call the TV station and report that she felt the quake while sitting on the couch and her chandelier swayed.
    The news anchor then pumps her with questions as if she is one of those androgynous Caltech quake experts.
    This keeps on for 30 minutes with idiots calling in to say they felt the quake but no harm was done.
  7. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    It's close, but I think *STORM WATCH (insert year)* beats it. But again, it's close. Has Lucy Jones come on the air yet to tell everyone, "Look, it was a 5.4. Relax."
  8. Shaggy

    Shaggy Guest

    That was a pretty violent one. It got the adrenaline going for sure.
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