Skip to comments.Earthquake 4.0 M - OHIO
Posted on 12/31/2011 12:32:18 PM PST by Keith in Iowa
== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
Region: OHIO Geographic coordinates: 41.159N, 80.728W Magnitude: 4.0 M Depth: 2 km Universal Time (UTC): 31 Dec 2011 20:04:58 Time near the Epicenter: 31 Dec 2011 15:04:58 Local standard time in your area: 31 Dec 2011 14:04:58
Location with respect to nearby cities: 0 km (0 miles) SW (229 degrees) of McDonald, OH 1 km (1 miles) ESE (117 degrees) of Hilltop, OH 3 km (2 miles) W (271 degrees) of Girard, OH 67 km (42 miles) E (82 degrees) of Akron, OH 102 km (63 miles) NW (322 degrees) of Pittsburgh, PA
ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS ________________________________ event ID : US c0007f7s
|Location Uncertainty||Horizontal: 10.3 km; Vertical 10.2 km|
|Parameters|| Nph = 125; Dmin = 65.7 km; Rmss = 1.02 seconds; Gp = 50°
M-type = M; Version = 5
|Event ID||US c0007f7s|
National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
I will be blamed on Fraking.
I didn’t feel it. Pretty far north of us.
No fracking going on then of course.
Did you get quaked?
On Coast To Coast AM last night when they had the predictions for 2012 someone called in who said that the Midwest would have a 5.0 earthquake. Looks like the warm up for that.
Now that’s an oddity.
>>>4.0 that’s NOTHING! We in California call that just a touch of flatulence from Gov. Moonbeam and his merry band of Socialists in the legislature...
4’s are usually ignored here.
It may be second nature to you Left-coasters... but it’s not a usual occurrence in Ohio.
I didn’t feel it either and I’m just N of there. We had one in 2007 that I felt but it was only like a 3 or 4.
We had a floor joist in the 2nd floor crack once when I was a kid in Ohio.
I thought it was because there were like 35 people upstairs and some jack ass cut through the 16 “ floor joist during construction to let a water pipe through, which weakened it.
My brother tells me now it was a 3.5 quake.
Pop blamed it on me saying that I had set a rocket off downstairs! LOL
I did, but that, weren’t the problem. I swear it!
True, but the geographic makeup is different so the waves of a smaller quake in the Midwest can cause just as much or more damage as a larger one in cali - and they tend to travel farther as there aren’t as many zones to break things up.
One of the reasons the Big madrid fault quake around Missouri in the 1800s rang bells in Boston.
All is calm in SW Ohio. By the way, current Rep. Steve Austria has decided not to run in the primary against Rep. Mike Turner in one of the redistricting battles (new Ohio 10th district).
What time is 21:00 UTC(?) here in Ohio? It’s about 4:20 now, 16:20,,,, right? What time zone are they using?
I’m smackdab between Cleveland and Akron. Didn’t feel anything.
People living along the midcontinent rift zone should be aware that they DO need to prepare for the possible eventuality of an earthquake. Do not be fearful, just be good boy and girl scouts and be prepared.
See the map from this American Association of Petroleum Geologists article. The culprit seems to be the Gulf of Mexico plate.
Happy New Year, my FRiends.
and I wish Art was on to comment about it...
That 5.0 Ohio quake was on January 31, 198, three days after the Challenger. It was near the Perry nuke plant. Felt over a dozen or so states and part of Canada.
There actually was liquid injection into deep waste disposal wells.
If the 6.8 New Madrid quake of 1895 hit today, it would cause more damage than all of the California quakes since then combined. A lot of people live in that New Madrid red area.
It's not just the magnitude that counts. The area can be much more important. Kind of like a tornado compared to a hurricane.
That’s a scary map...
That’ll learn ‘em to vote for Obamao!
Lake County, far ne Ohio and felt nada.
Imagine the damage to the Midwest transportation infrastructure, bridges and pipelines especially.
Memphis would be severely damaged by a big one on the New Madrid fault.
Interesting. My animals starting acting up at time of quake. I felt not a thing.
PARMA! OXNARD! Earnie was never missed on my old set.He blew up one of my model cars!
Greenwich Mean Time, currently five hours ahead of EST.
THAT was a real honor!
I got his autograph on a popcorn box at an Indians game. He threw out the first pitch at a game and then we found him in street clothes one section over from us. I got "Turn Blue!" and my buddy got "Stay Sick!"
Funny thing was that he spelled it "Goulardi" on both of our boxes but most other people put the 'h' in it. Here's a shirt with "Goulardi."
Oh man. I missed that even though I tried to stay awake for the first couple hours.
I didnt feel a thing and I’m about 2 hours south of Akron.
OMG.......... now that you mentioned your critters........
I looked out at my hens about that time and saw that 4 of the 6 were standing up against the coop with their heads tucked under their wings.
The other 2 were walking back and forth across their “run”, rapidly.
I thought it was hilarious but now come to think about it, I remember looking at the clock on the stove and IIRC about 4:03 pm.
Maybe that is what those hens were doing ?????? feeling the quake ~?
To the folks from SOCAL who keep saying, “it’s nothing”: imagine a six inch snowstorm hitting LA. It’s not a big deal here, but the whining from the left coast would be so loud, it would keep the dogs barking all night.
Every region has their thing. We don’t do earthquakes in the Northeast. They scare us.
There was a deep 7.0 off the coast of Japan about 15 min ago.
You don't even need to do that.
They go into full-bore freakout mode over ... rain.
Happy New Year!
That rumble was 308 miles from Tokyo. Are you OK?
Yeah, no. I didn’t say it was nothing, just that I’m used to earthquakes. I do understand that even a 3.0 quake can be worrisome to those who aren’t accustomed to getting shaken, rattled, and rolled two or three times a year.
You got that right. It's so true that Disney even made a cartoon about it.
The problem is that the traffic averages 30 MPH, half the cars go 60, and the other half go 0.
Yes. Thanks for asking. Boy it was a really vociferous shake, but not up to March 11th 9.0 Magnitude standards we experienced. All clear.
It already has. The NoFracking Idiots jumped on it as soon as it happened!! Morons!
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