Did an earthquake wake me up out of a nap?

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    Did an earthquake wake me up out of a nap?

    I'm not sure, but SoCal experienced a 5.4 today.

    llThe Associated Press: Magnitude-5.4 quake strikes Southern California
     
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    Back in '03 we had a magnitude 4.6 quake here in North Alabama. It didn't do any damage but it was enough to wake me up at four in the morning and scare the bejesus outta me. We Alabamians are total noobs when it comes earthquakes.
     
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    Just a couple of weeks ago Cleveland experienced a 5.5

    Well, it did come lake Ontario and shook the earth at least that far, people in Jersey even felt it
     
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    can you tell when Dante is napping?
     
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    Yep, my friend Tony in LA had one today,,,his neighbor felt her couch shake.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    We had one shortly after I moved here. I thought the ceiling and my windows were caving in. But I had never felt a substantial quake before. So I wasn't 'shook up' during the vent. Afterward? huh! Now I stop and think whenever a truck rolls by and I feel the vibrations. The fight or flight instinct is pretty amusing to observe.
     
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    They called it a 5.9 and it was between Hemet and Borrego springs...we had stuff fall off shelves and fall over....nothing broke tho. The animals were tramatized and it was long enough and strong enough we stood in doorways.
     
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    I'm sure Limbaugh and company will find a way to blame it on President Obama.
     
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    5.4 downgraded, like everything else in America. I blame Adam Smith's invisible hand. :eusa_whistle:
     

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