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Earthquake in Virginia?
May 21, 2014

Posted on 05/21/2014 7:16:32 PM PDT by EternalVigilance

Just had a friend report an earthquake in Cumberland, VA.

Any FReepers feel it, too?


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: earthquake

1 posted on 05/21/2014 7:16:32 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

One county away from Cumberland - felt nothing......


2 posted on 05/21/2014 7:18:21 PM PDT by Arlis
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To: EternalVigilance

Breaking911 @Breaking911 · 17m

BREAKING: 3.2 magnitude Earthquake strikes Richmond, VA area


3 posted on 05/21/2014 7:18:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: EternalVigilance

M 3.2 - 13km SW of Powhatan, Virginia
DYFI? - V

Time
2014-05-21 21:47:14 UTC-04:00
Location
37.462°N 78.040°W
Depth
1.1km


4 posted on 05/21/2014 7:19:05 PM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary & remove the son of a kenyan mooslimb)
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To: Arlis

Hmmm...interesting.


5 posted on 05/21/2014 7:19:17 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

Libs will blame it on fracking ........ or global warming.


6 posted on 05/21/2014 7:20:27 PM PDT by boycott
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To: EternalVigilance

I signed on to see if there was any information on this.

I’m in central Virginia as well——between Lynchburg and Appomattox. I was sitting on the floor and I felt it....it was very brief, thankfully.


7 posted on 05/21/2014 7:20:45 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: EternalVigilance

I didn’t feel a thing here in California.


8 posted on 05/21/2014 7:21:29 PM PDT by umgud
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To: Sarah Barracuda

From my friend:

“It was a loud rumble and the house was shaking a bit. I felt it while laying in bed. At first it sounded and felt like An unbalanced washing machine spinning but much louder and harder shaking.”


9 posted on 05/21/2014 7:22:17 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: umgud

Checking in from Michigan. Nuthin to report.

That is all.


10 posted on 05/21/2014 7:22:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: umgud

I’m surprised. You folks are always shaking out there. lol...


11 posted on 05/21/2014 7:23:01 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: CatherineofAragon

Glad it was a small one!


12 posted on 05/21/2014 7:23:44 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

We are used to the quakes here in SoCal..3.2 really isn’t anything special here but if your not used to it then it will come as quite the surprise


13 posted on 05/21/2014 7:24:19 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Wow. We have family there.


14 posted on 05/21/2014 7:24:46 PM PDT by azishot
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To: EternalVigilance

Moo dropped a snack in the White House which triggered the earthquake along fault line running through VA.


15 posted on 05/21/2014 7:26:30 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (If you lined up the best and brightest of this administration, you'd just have a string of dim bulbs)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Yeah, that’s what I’ve heard.

Personally, I’ve never experienced one. Where I live we don’t get ‘em. Just tornadoes, hailstorms, blizzards and floods. lol...


16 posted on 05/21/2014 7:26:31 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: umgud

All quiet in the Twin Cities...


17 posted on 05/21/2014 7:27:11 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Dang. That’s bound to cost us another fortune...


18 posted on 05/21/2014 7:28:00 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

Me, too!


19 posted on 05/21/2014 7:29:48 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Central VA had a quake 4 years ago of something like 5 and it did millions in damage (including cracking the Washington Monument, and the National Cathedral in DC) The Washington Monument only now reopened a couple weeks ago, after extensive, top-down repairs....

The East hardly ever gets quakes and we’re not prepared for them—so what would be ordinary in CA, is very damaging here.


20 posted on 05/21/2014 7:30:15 PM PDT by AnalogReigns (Real life is ANALOG!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Been pretty quiet these days in California.

http://tinyurl.com/l8hqhqf


21 posted on 05/21/2014 7:31:17 PM PDT by Misterioso
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To: RetiredTexasVet

*snicker*


22 posted on 05/21/2014 7:31:51 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: EternalVigilance

MY BAD!!! I was walking across the balcony in our home just prior to your posting this and my wife said loudly downstairs, “What was that?”

As I was walking, I thought it was my bare feet hitting the balcony - she heard and felt it - I didn’t!

Now family is telling me all about it.

Nothing like the 5.1 years ago - a loud “boom” like a plane crashed, then serious shaking for 15 - 20 seconds - I thought the log home I built and live in was coming down on me!


23 posted on 05/21/2014 7:33:11 PM PDT by Arlis
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To: EternalVigilance

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000qz3l#summary


24 posted on 05/21/2014 7:35:53 PM PDT by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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To: EternalVigilance

Mooch settling into her easy chair is all.


25 posted on 05/21/2014 7:35:57 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Pope Calvin the 1st, defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades)
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To: Misterioso

Luckily I haven’t felt any of those since Im in Southern California and those are more Northern. People here always make fun of small quakes and say “Oh if its not a 5 Im not getting out of bed” for me any quake is scary no matter the size because you just don’t know if its a for shock to something bigger


26 posted on 05/21/2014 7:54:54 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: EternalVigilance

When you really want to know you ought to go to the USGS web site that has a map of all quakes. The get it faster than FR does


27 posted on 05/21/2014 8:36:08 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: EternalVigilance

Just the tornadoes would scare the hell out of me. Here in southeast PA, overall we don’t get a lot of the severe weather problems that I read about and watch on the TV.


28 posted on 05/21/2014 8:51:14 PM PDT by IIntense (WH)
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To: Nifster

Well, I knew if I just posted the thread someone would do that. :-)


29 posted on 05/21/2014 8:54:54 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: CatherineofAragon

Hi!

What’s shakin’, mama?

;D


30 posted on 05/21/2014 9:09:49 PM PDT by Salamander (It's a cult and they worship blue oysters!)
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To: boycott
Libs will blame it on fracking ........ or global warming.

First thing crossed my mind, fracking in Virginia? Then I recalled that the CIA is located in Virginia, coincidence? I think not!

31 posted on 05/21/2014 9:18:49 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: EternalVigilance
We've located michael moore.


32 posted on 05/21/2014 9:19:19 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: RetiredTexasVet

I believe they refer to that in DC as Bush’s Fault.


33 posted on 05/21/2014 9:42:57 PM PDT by Horkster ("Money will buy most anything in this country - even a Muslim Communist Presidency." - RoadTest)
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To: EternalVigilance
Mooooochelle, slipped on a bananas peel, fell on her @$.
felt nothing in cKY.

34 posted on 05/21/2014 10:49:49 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: Misterioso

Well except for the fires....but yeah the earth moving under our feet thankfully has been quiet.


35 posted on 05/21/2014 11:10:52 PM PDT by celtic gal
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To: EternalVigilance

Nothing in Alexandria. Ironic, the Washington Monument just re-opened last week after @ 2.5 years since the last VA quake.


36 posted on 05/22/2014 12:16:41 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Sarah Barracuda

They are really not enjoyable until the 5M-6M range. We get so many here that they are not even reported. I do love a good rumbling quake that lasts a few minutes and comes bubbling up from a low growl and shaking to jolt the house.


37 posted on 05/22/2014 1:07:52 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: Salamander

Hey, woman

At least last night’s tremor was tiny compared to the one a few years ago. My sister-in-law thought it was Jesus coming back, LOL!


38 posted on 05/22/2014 7:41:06 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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