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Posted on 11/10/2012 9:30:48 AM PST by MHGinTN
Just had a rather strong and lengthy earthquake here in East Tennessee. The event started with a sudden shake, then a pause, then a lengthy quake of significant magnitude, I would estimate to be in the range of 3 to 4. Is this event connected to shaking in other areas? How is that mountain side in the Azores(?) which is capable of sending a massive tsunami toward the East Coast fairing? Ant word from other freepers out there?
Thanks so much for the link!
Fox reporting 5.3 -Ky, USGS.
Fox reporting 5.3 -Ky, USGS.
Kentucky earthquake shakes entire Southeast, local region
Posted: Nov 10, 2012 12:31 PM EST
Updated: Nov 10, 2012 12:38 PM EST
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) — Around 12:10 p.m. Saturday afternoon, residents throughout the entire Tennessee Valley felt the earth move.
The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 4.3 magnitude earthquake approximately 8 miles west of Whitesburg, Kentucky, which is 46 miles north/northwest of Kingsport, Tennessee.
The temblor shook large portions of the Southeastern United States.
For more info:
“a lengthy quake of significant magnitude”
That’s no more than a squrrel fart here in Southern California!
I’m in Nashville but didn’t feel it.
Of course I’ve also been putting quarters in the “Magic Fingers” machine here at the motel all morning, so that may have muted the effect for me.
|1.2||2012/11/10||08:00:33||33.882N||116.849W||15.9||7 km ( 4 mi) SE of Banning, CA|
Well when the squirrel farts big enough and California drops in the ocean, we will all cheer for you. You finally got a big one.
i was wondering about that myself after i saw the Miss one this morning? This is at least 3 miles short (depth) of the usual quakes in this fault. This wasn’t even a mile deep and it’s not along the immediate New Madrid (western Kentucky). Odd. (but what do i know as a lover of science but no expert?)
Felt it in Atlanta.
We had a little shaking here in Louisville... nothing major.
But, I heard the wall ornaments rattling.
It was centered Southeast of Hazard, KY and Northwest of Big Stone Gap, VA. Closer to Hazard looks like on the map.
if this indicates anything with the NM fault, well it could make all other disasters look pale in comparison from what I have read or heard from experts!
Eastern side of the U.S. is getting hammered-Nor’Easter, earthquake, Obama...
4.3 Near Whitesburg.
Christie must have taken up jogging.
Someone here was posting a list of potentially deadly earthquakes striking worldwide over the next two months...he posted it on several thread, but I can’t seem to locate it. Does anyone remember who was posting those?
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