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EARTHQUAKE JUST HIT DC AREA, MY HOUSE SHOOK LIKE xxx [Mag 5.9 in VA]
self ^ | 8/23/2011 | STOCKPIRATE

Posted on 08/23/2011 10:55:19 AM PDT by stockpirate

DAMN


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: North Carolina; US: Ohio; US: Pennsylvania; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: catastrophism; dcearthquake; earthquake; northannapowerplant; northannareactor; obamasfault; quake; virginiaearthquake
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To: stockpirate

Didn’t feel a thing in L.A. (for once).

Funny how the East Coast people are having puppies over this.


251 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:21 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: Keith in Iowa

We felt the earthquake in Michigan, too. I’m up 10 floors, so my chair was rocking and a door in my office was rocking back and forth a bit.


252 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:28 AM PDT by shy.invisible.grl
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To: GOPJ

Felt in SE PA. but I didn’t notice it...


253 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:28 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: markomalley

Tsunami warning up on Lake Louisa!


254 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:47 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: EternalVigilance

1 digit away from being a very weird address for a Church!


255 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:47 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Thunder90
Just a warmup for Irene. She’s coming your way and expected to hit the Carolinas as a 4 or possibly a 5.

This is no guarantee, but computer models are showing Irene most likely staying out at sea.

Click here.

I think the people at the NHC are politically motivated to keep forecasts pointed toward land.

256 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:52 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: riri

Granddaughter in Cary felt it. I didn’t .


257 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:56 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: ottbmare

We had a small quake in Midland TX years ago. We only felt it because we were on the second story of a pier and beam house. Our dogs slept upstairs with us. They didn’t even wake up but we did.


258 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:56 AM PDT by brytlea (Wake me when it's over...)
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To: stockpirate
This never happened when a white man was president..

Earthquakes are racist!

259 posted on 08/23/2011 11:25:59 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Eepsy

USGS saying it was a 5.9 at a depth of 3.5 to 3.6 miles deep. Shallow is dangerous!


260 posted on 08/23/2011 11:26:29 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: stockpirate

In Upstate NY, 5 miles outside Syracuse, I felt it around 1:50 pm. The building was mind of swaying back and forth on top of the foundation. I wasn’t sure what to make of it...


261 posted on 08/23/2011 11:26:52 AM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues." -Abraham Lincoln)
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To: sodpoodle

“Seismic risk: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s estimate of the risk each year of an earthquake intense enough to cause core damage to the reactor at North Anna was 1 in 22,727, according to an NRC study published in August 2010.[9][10]”

Hmmmm....hope everything is ok there. How close is this to the epicenter?


262 posted on 08/23/2011 11:26:52 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: sodpoodle

that’s what we were thinking about too.


263 posted on 08/23/2011 11:26:55 AM PDT by newnhdad
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To: stockpirate

Reports are that it was felt in Michigan (Detroit area)


264 posted on 08/23/2011 11:26:59 AM PDT by Azzurri
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To: sodpoodle

“Seismic risk: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s estimate of the risk each year of an earthquake intense enough to cause core damage to the reactor at North Anna was 1 in 22,727, according to an NRC study published in August 2010.[9][10]”

Hmmmm....hope everything is ok there. How close is this to the epicenter?


265 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:07 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: stockpirate
Bunch of NEWBIES!!

Ex-SoCal here..!! Ha!!

Been thru plenty of quakes........

Even had one here in OK a few months ago....now that was weird!! LOL!!

266 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:07 AM PDT by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

That’s about right!!


267 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:26 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: Braak
Downtown DC here...my apartment shook like a leaf...I thought it was a goddamned nuke....

Mine too. I wasn't 100% sure that my building wasn't coming down. I actually thought it might be an explosion in my building. I just hope that wasn't a pre-shock.
268 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:30 AM PDT by jjsheridan5
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To: Logic n' Reason

The Big Island. 25 miles or so from Volcano, though we get them over in Kona all the time too.


269 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:30 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: traderrob6

I’ve been in Pittsburgh several times when we had earthquakes between 5.0 and 5.5. Never felt any of them. Sure felt this one though.


270 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:43 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Keith in Iowa
Michelle Malkin - There is a disturbance in the Force.

Hmmm.... what does that mean, exactly? ;-)

I feel left out. People all over CT are calling our local radio station reporting that they felt the earthquake. I'm in NW CT and didn't feel a thing. :-(

271 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:43 AM PDT by nutmeg
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To: stockpirate

It was felt here in downtown Boston as well.


272 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:48 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: penelopesire
Where is Obama? Golfing?

Yup. Just reported on Fox a few minutes ago.

273 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:54 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, please let it rain in Texas. Amen.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Now that’s funny. Good one.


274 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:54 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (McCain 5 yrs Left/1 yr right "BAD!" - Republicans 3 yrs Right 1 year Left to elect RINOs. "Good?")
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To: DoughtyOne

I heard (not felt) loud thunder like noises here in Southwestern IL about the same time this 5.9 quake hit on the east coast. Not sure if it is related or not. But there is/was not a cloud in the sky here.

The thunder noises were loud enough for me to check the local radar. I have heard thunder like noises here before with other minor quakes in the surrounding states, but nothing as far as VA.


275 posted on 08/23/2011 11:27:54 AM PDT by stlnative
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To: stockpirate

Where’s FEMA????? What’s taking them so long?
I have a crack in my driveway up here in Seattle... I want my emergency Federal aid to repair it now!


276 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:03 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Azzurri

“Smart-alec comment from Mr. Snerdley (about the earthquake): How would you know if they evacuated Detroit?”


277 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:07 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: stockpirate

Felt it here in Annapolis. It was crazy. I thought the house was falling down....lol.


278 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:18 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: penelopesire

Thank you.


279 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:21 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (McCain 5 yrs Left/1 yr right "BAD!" - Republicans 3 yrs Right 1 year Left to elect RINOs. "Good?")
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To: penelopesire
Where is Obama? Golfing?

Nah, Rahm is on the phone w/ him right now to remind him not to let the crisis go to waste!

Next in docket: "obama downgrade, due to earthquake!"

280 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:21 AM PDT by parisa
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To: Vaquero

See my #261. felt basically the same thing you did.


281 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:31 AM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues." -Abraham Lincoln)
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To: nutmeg

No earthquakes in Florida. Ever.


282 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:34 AM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: freespirited

There is a nuclear power plant at North Anna Power at Lake Anna in Louisa County, VA. Has two reactors.


283 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:39 AM PDT by adamjeeps
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To: stockpirate

Mooseshell fell offa her bike?

GCome along my baby whole lotta shaking going on C GYes I said come along my baby baby you can’t go wrong D7 C GWe ain’t faking whole lotta shaking going on Well I said come along my baby we got chicken in the corna C GWoo-huh come along my baby really got the bull by the horna D7 C GWe ain’t faking whole lotta shaking going on Well I said shake baby shake I said shake baby shake CI said shake it baby shake it GI said shake baby shake D7 C GCome on over whole lotta shaking going on


284 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:44 AM PDT by tumblindice
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To: dragnet2
"Reporting damage to Capitol building"

That my friend is a VERY BAD OMEN!....GOD HAVE MERCY on our damaged nation...which I doubt He will, He just about had it with this nation and the world..:(

285 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:50 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: stockpirate

Philadelphia, PA


286 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:56 AM PDT by Marylander (Offendiphobia)
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To: Retired Greyhound

Well, I bet their buildings aren’t built to withstand earthquakes. And of course everything is relative. Depends on what you’re used to.


287 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:56 AM PDT by brytlea (Wake me when it's over...)
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To: TonyInOhio

Sure does doesn’t it.


288 posted on 08/23/2011 11:28:56 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (McCain 5 yrs Left/1 yr right "BAD!" - Republicans 3 yrs Right 1 year Left to elect RINOs. "Good?")
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To: americanophile

true. but, in the inital seconds, they didn’t know it was an earthquake...


289 posted on 08/23/2011 11:29:01 AM PDT by Elendur (It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: TaraP

Just heard on NY1 that it was felt all the way up to Rhode Island. If that’s the case, it may have been felt in Canada too.


290 posted on 08/23/2011 11:29:07 AM PDT by wastedyears (Of course you realize, this means war.)
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To: Retired Greyhound

Bama was on the golf course!

www.drudgereport.com


291 posted on 08/23/2011 11:29:10 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
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To: penelopesire
Fault Lines?

We actually live just inside the outer rim of a gigantic meteor crater.

This thing is one of the bigger ones and defines an area called The Fall Line.

Huge chunks of the Earth were turned on end revealing banded iron formations, and veins of gold.

This area is also on top of some very stretched continental mass so it's real thin between us and the magma ~

What that means is we can have big earthquakes.

292 posted on 08/23/2011 11:29:17 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: stockpirate

I felt it in Dover, Delaware, on the third floor of a three-story building. It lasted about fifteen seconds, and I bolted like a bat out of hell down the stairs and out the door.


293 posted on 08/23/2011 11:29:17 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

More like, how would you know if an earthquake hit it?


294 posted on 08/23/2011 11:30:17 AM PDT by LadyBuck (In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher')
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To: evets

Ok, I have to watch Ancient Aliens just in hope that guy will make an appearance, so I can laugh... what a goof.


295 posted on 08/23/2011 11:30:19 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: freespirited

“Isnt there a nuke in Mineral VA? Any word on it?”

Hope not. Obama and the dems have stopped all required maintenance and upgrades on our nuclear missile silos for the last two years.


296 posted on 08/23/2011 11:30:25 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: RoseofTexas
You believe in omens?

Who is the god of this world?

297 posted on 08/23/2011 11:30:28 AM PDT by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: MasonGal
Felt it here in the greater Louisville/southern Indiana area....as did my son - in downtown Louisville

To be honest, a earthquake in the 6 range, being felt over such a vast region, is a little concerning.

298 posted on 08/23/2011 11:30:33 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Siena Dreaming

You can search for world fault lines and you won’t see anything on the eastern side of the US. Though I have a feeling somebody might try to put one over here, now that we’ve had one and felt it for so far.


299 posted on 08/23/2011 11:30:33 AM PDT by wastedyears (Of course you realize, this means war.)
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To: stockpirate

It’s Bush’s fault!


300 posted on 08/23/2011 11:30:46 AM PDT by AJFavish (www.allanfavish.com)
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