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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?
Felt it strong here about 20 mi. west of Knoxville, TN.
When we moved from CA, we thought that would be the end of earthquakes.
We are blessed with multiple faults that break up, dampen and scatter vibration.
They are on a solid plate that can ring like a bell.
Thanks for the thread. Stay well.
Must be part of the Eastern Tenn Seismic Zone. Quake large enough to be felt in this area, info says, occur ONCE a year, although it is active with small quakes.
Did the earth move for you, too?
Were the Mayans right? Is December 21, 2012 the end? Makes one wonder.
I’m near Cincinnati, Ohio. I felt it and heard it, seemed like it went on for several seconds. At first I thought it was the neighbor up stairs being very rowdy.
Maybe a dumb question,
But would this seismic activity be considered ‘normal’ for this area?
What I mean is, the media always makes out that almost every earthquake is nothing special and has always been happening, perhaps so, but still there are folks living in these areas (in the Midwest for example) in recent years, that neither they nor their grandparents have ever felt one before,
I am sure he is happy it happen although a little late.
Was that the data recorder on their nuke-sub just offshore? ;)
You felt it like me because you are near the Cumberland Mountains. Roosevelt Mountain likely very near you if you are 20 miles west of Knoxville. I'm southwest of the quake so I would get it because mountains & ridges in East Tennessee run Northeast by southwest.
East Tennessee does have small quakes from time to time. This was a big one of such. Be very thankful you moved east of the Cumberland Plateau. There's a huge fault line at Memphis.
Here in Red Hampshire, where I am currently trapped; we got our 'ground-shaking message' BEFORE the election. In defiance; the people doubled down, and re-elected Zero, while electing three of the most vile women in America to higher office. That quake was centered in Maine, and they just authorized queer 'marriage'.
Judgment is coming.
Is Graceland ok? :)
I didn't see that one. But this is between two mountain ranges so you'd expect some quakes I reckon.
For such a time as this:
In times like these we need a Savior...
for now and through eternity.
We missed it. we were apparently just arriving from Johnson City home and did not feel it in the car.
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