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75. Oh, yeah--stuff off my wall, here... n/t
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  -BREAKING: 6.0 Quake Hits East Coast (Felt in D.C., New York City, North Carolina) Hissyspit  Aug-23-11 12:57 PM   #0 
  - 5.8, epicenter in Virginia, 89 miles from capitol  Robb   Aug-23-11 12:58 PM   #1 
  - Map:  Robb   Aug-23-11 01:00 PM   #14 
  - Yep. This was definitely Virginia's fault . . .  Journeyman   Aug-23-11 01:16 PM   #43 
     - Indeed.  Robb   Aug-23-11 01:17 PM   #46 
     - We felt it in West Virginia, too.  Staph   Aug-23-11 01:31 PM   #69 
        - Felt it here in NYC pretty strong.  FarLeftFist   Aug-23-11 01:45 PM   #80 
     - Very funny  underpants   Aug-23-11 05:41 PM   #189 
  - Isn't That Eric Cantor's District???  Yavin4   Aug-23-11 01:10 PM   #34 
     - LOL I was expecting someone to blame the DLC.  Robb   Aug-23-11 01:16 PM   #41 
     - The real reason for it.  maddogesq   Aug-23-11 02:31 PM   #118 
     - Nah Sludge is already blaming Obama  RamboLiberal   Aug-23-11 01:27 PM   #64 
     - I believe it is Cantor's district. N/T  tonekat   Aug-23-11 10:23 PM   #200 
  - I felt it here.  socialshockwave   Aug-23-11 12:58 PM   #2 
  - And here in Southern Virginia!  muffin1   Aug-23-11 12:58 PM   #3 
  - I'm in NC and was in the bathtub. I woke up with equilibrium problems this morning  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 01:10 PM   #36 
     - Oh, good lord.  muffin1   Aug-23-11 01:16 PM   #42 
     - No, I'm still in here. Warm and soothing.  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 01:24 PM   #53 
     - @Reuters: FLASH: U.S. aviation authorities evacuate control towers at JFK, Newark airports - port au  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 01:24 PM   #55 
     - I was asleep when it happened.  Jamastiene   Aug-23-11 01:59 PM   #96 
        - I was about to lie down. Glad I didn't - I don't like being awakened by things like that.  muffin1   Aug-23-11 02:06 PM   #101 
     - I'm in North Carolina, about 30 miles from Raleigh, and I felt the entire house shake.  loudsue   Aug-23-11 01:17 PM   #44 
     - I'm in western NC (Asheville area) and immediately went online to check my perceptions....  tpsbmam   Aug-23-11 05:00 PM   #185 
        - 3.0 really is nothing. It was actually David Shuster who let me know there was an earthquake.  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 05:32 PM   #188 
  - I felt it in Western Mass  Mass   Aug-23-11 12:58 PM   #4 
  - I think it's GOT to have something to do with allowing gays to marry in MA, NY, and DC....  David Sky   Aug-23-11 01:34 PM   #73 
     - No, silly. It only happened because Obama was on vacation.  lindysalsagal   Aug-23-11 01:48 PM   #85 
        - Oh sorry, yes,I should have known  David Sky   Aug-23-11 04:49 PM   #182 
  - And Philly, too.  bushmeister0   Aug-23-11 12:59 PM   #5 
  - Oh, yeah--stuff off my wall, here... n/t  msanthrope   Aug-23-11 01:36 PM   #75 
  - A 5.8?  RandySF   Aug-23-11 12:59 PM   #6 
  - LOL! Yeah, from cali standards it wasn't much  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-23-11 01:02 PM   #16 
  - Predictable ignorant comments from CA  theHandpuppet   Aug-23-11 01:20 PM   #49 
  - You can inform people with your vast knowledge without being snarky.  loudsue   Aug-23-11 01:37 PM   #76 
  - Then before they make their own snarky comments...  theHandpuppet   Aug-23-11 01:42 PM   #78 
     - You've completely lost perspective. Their humor isn't hurting anyone,  loudsue   Aug-23-11 01:46 PM   #82 
        - Laughing at others' misfortunes isn't exactly a example of...  theHandpuppet   Aug-23-11 02:36 PM   #123 
        - Your best course of action then would be to use the "Alert" button.  kentauros   Aug-23-11 03:18 PM   #133 
        - absolutely agree. things like show the best and worst of people  freeplessinseattle   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #142 
        - Or, if you're too sensitive or lacking a sence of humor, read Jane Austin.  lindysalsagal   Aug-23-11 05:05 PM   #186 
  - Ah, no.  Xithras   Aug-23-11 03:19 PM   #134 
  - No, Californians know that each one is different, even if they like to joke about it.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-23-11 07:40 PM   #192 
  - This Californian begs to differ  Retrograde   Aug-23-11 02:25 PM   #115 
  - I felt it here in NY suburbs - pictures fell off the walls. nt  alsame   Aug-23-11 12:59 PM   #7 
  - Same here in MD - the DC suburbs.  BlueMTexpat   Aug-23-11 01:48 PM   #86 
     - You're closer, it was probably worse for you. But the swaying made  alsame   Aug-23-11 01:52 PM   #88 
     - Same here - I hope that will turn out to be the case for everyone. nt  BlueMTexpat   Aug-23-11 01:54 PM   #92 
     - I ran next door to check on my elderly neighbor  theHandpuppet   Aug-23-11 02:59 PM   #129 
        - Good for you! nt  BlueMTexpat   Aug-23-11 06:44 PM   #191 
  - Felt it while in NY  Ter   Aug-23-11 12:59 PM   #8 
  - I didn't feel it, myself.  closeupready   Aug-23-11 01:00 PM   #9 
  - I'm on the Outer Banks of NC  Island Blue   Aug-23-11 01:00 PM   #10 
  - OBX? Be safe. Irene is heading your way.  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-23-11 01:02 PM   #18 
  - Thanks. I'll probably stay put  Island Blue   Aug-23-11 01:22 PM   #51 
  - So did my Manhattan brownstone.  aquart   Aug-23-11 01:07 PM   #28 
  - I felt it here, 225 miles away from the epicenter  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-23-11 01:00 PM   #11 
  - and Princeton WV...  ileus   Aug-23-11 01:00 PM   #12 
  - Well, that's one "California experience" under your belts  villager   Aug-23-11 01:00 PM   #13 
  - 5.8 in Virginia.  aquart   Aug-23-11 01:01 PM   #15 
  - Holy crap! I'm sitting here in mid-michigan and I thought I was having a spell.  Purveyor   Aug-23-11 01:02 PM   #17 
  - Cincinnati too. nt  LaurenG   Aug-23-11 01:03 PM   #19 
  - I'm in Toledo  ellie   Aug-23-11 01:04 PM   #23 
     - I watched the water in my bottle rock back and forth for a good 30 seconds  LaurenG   Aug-23-11 01:08 PM   #30 
  - Reuters reporting Pentagon, Captol bldg evacuated. Upgraded to 6.0. Link:  Robb   Aug-23-11 01:03 PM   #20 
  - So, if the House is rockin', don't bother knockin'  Jamastiene   Aug-23-11 02:31 PM   #119 
  - Felt it in Albany, NY  djg21   Aug-23-11 01:04 PM   #21 
  - MSNBC just said the earthquake in Japan was 1000x stronger.  onehandle   Aug-23-11 01:04 PM   #22 
  - I have lived on the east coast for all of my 40+ years and have NEVER felt one before  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-23-11 01:09 PM   #33 
  - Felt it in Pittsburgh  spinbaby   Aug-23-11 01:05 PM   #24 
  - Damn I missed it in Pittsburgh  RamboLiberal   Aug-23-11 01:29 PM   #68 
  - Map Centered at 37N, 80W  Xipe Totec   Aug-23-11 01:05 PM   #25 
  - If you felt it, report it at the USGS site above  Xipe Totec   Aug-23-11 01:10 PM   #35 
     - and EarthquakeReport.com  Viva_La_Revolution   Aug-23-11 01:24 PM   #54 
  - weird to have been felt so far along the coast  florida08   Aug-23-11 01:06 PM   #26 
  - Everyone is out on the street in DC. It felt small and I don't see any structural damage  Glimmer of Hope   Aug-23-11 01:06 PM   #27 
  - I didn't feel it in NY.  robcon   Aug-23-11 01:07 PM   #29 
  - I felt it here on the Eastern Shore of Maryland  deutsey   Aug-23-11 01:08 PM   #31 
  - very intense here in southern VA  carolinayellowdog   Aug-23-11 01:09 PM   #32 
  - geez shocks felt in Wisconsin?  florida08   Aug-23-11 01:11 PM   # 
  - Felt it, very slightly, here in Massachusetts north of Boston - n/t  Zenlitened   Aug-23-11 01:11 PM   #37 
  - Felt it strong in Central New Jersey  DontTreadOnMe   Aug-23-11 01:13 PM   #38 
  - Hilarious!  SoapBox   Aug-23-11 01:13 PM   #39 
  - Take a course in geology 101  theHandpuppet   Aug-23-11 01:25 PM   #56 
     - blah, blah, blah...  SoapBox   Aug-23-11 01:29 PM   #67 
        - It's after lunch now  florida08   Aug-23-11 01:51 PM   #87 
        - You should be careful, you might display some compassion.  obxhead   Aug-23-11 04:00 PM   #139 
  - Shook the building a little bit here, in Utica, New York. N/T  Nordmadr   Aug-23-11 01:15 PM   #40 
  - Shook us GOOD here in Rockville, MD  jtrockville   Aug-23-11 01:17 PM   #45 
  - our building in connecticut shook for about 10 seconds  unblock   Aug-23-11 01:17 PM   #47 
  - NOthing like being in a tall building when it starts shaking - Wilmington DE  LynneSin   Aug-23-11 01:19 PM   #48 
  - First quake for me - on the 23rd floor in NY!  Nihil   Aug-23-11 01:48 PM   #84 
  - It's interesting that it is felt so far from epicenter...  FirstLight   Aug-23-11 01:22 PM   #50 
  - Old bedrock and a shallow quake  theHandpuppet   Aug-23-11 01:31 PM   #70 
     - ya, thanks  FirstLight   Aug-23-11 02:54 PM   #127 
  - Felt it in  bpositive   Aug-23-11 01:22 PM   #52 
  - See my post #36.  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 01:26 PM   #60 
  - I felt it too (yawn)  boycottfaux   Aug-23-11 01:25 PM   #57 
  - A 6.0 can cause major damage in area that does not have  LuckyStrykes   Aug-23-11 01:25 PM   #58 
  - felt it in Durham NC  supernova   Aug-23-11 01:25 PM   #59 
  - It's weird.  nclib   Aug-23-11 02:34 PM   #121 
     - Definitely weird  supernova   Aug-23-11 02:51 PM   #126 
  - We felt it at work in Warwick, Rhode Island. Very Weird Sensation.  cppuddy   Aug-23-11 01:26 PM   #61 
  - Had to evacuate our building in  leftynyc   Aug-23-11 01:26 PM   # 
  - North Anna Nuclear plant  florida08   Aug-23-11 01:26 PM   #62 
  - Living 2 miles away from that plant...  obxhead   Aug-23-11 03:49 PM   #137 
     - oh my  florida08   Aug-23-11 04:25 PM   #176 
  - I'm in VA, but was on my Tempurpedic bed at the time, so  davidwparker   Aug-23-11 01:27 PM   #63 
  - Lol  Jamastiene   Aug-23-11 02:08 PM   #104 
  - Felt it here in Boston. n/t  DotGone   Aug-23-11 01:27 PM   #65 
  - Guess what is about 20 miles from there? Lake Anna Nuclear Power Plant  Flaxbee   Aug-23-11 01:29 PM   #66 
  - Twitter is saying this is Eric Cantor's district  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-23-11 01:35 PM   #74 
     - Yes it is Cantors district.  obxhead   Aug-23-11 04:54 PM   #184 
        - Well, inasmuch as global news goes, it could have been for a MUCH MUCH worse reason!  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-23-11 08:18 PM   #195 
           - yeah,  obxhead   Aug-23-11 08:21 PM   #196 
  - People are FREAKING!  DiverDave   Aug-23-11 01:31 PM   #71 
  - I felt in in Newark, DE  Phoonzang   Aug-23-11 01:34 PM   #72 
  - Yeah, I thought it was my cubby mate shaking his leg,  woodsprite   Aug-23-11 02:06 PM   #102 
  - We felt it big in Wilmington but then again I'm near the 20th floor  LynneSin   Aug-23-11 02:13 PM   #107 
  - Have the Republicans Released a Statement Blaming Obama Yet? nt  msanthrope   Aug-23-11 01:38 PM   #77 
  - I felt it in Georgia!  Hosnon   Aug-23-11 01:44 PM   #79 
  - what part?  florida08   Aug-23-11 01:52 PM   #89 
     - I fibbed.  Hosnon   Aug-23-11 01:53 PM   #91 
        - gonna get my whip..  florida08   Aug-23-11 01:59 PM   #95 
        - Thought you fibbed. I'm in Georgia too and nothing. n/t  RebelOne   Aug-23-11 02:17 PM   #110 
           - Wow - the local rag is reporting that it WAS felt here:  Hosnon   Aug-23-11 04:31 PM   #179 
  - Was anyone else listening to Thom Hartmann? He was interviewing a woman  nolabear   Aug-23-11 01:46 PM   #81 
  - Felt it in Pittsburgh, PA  distantearlywarning   Aug-23-11 01:46 PM   #83 
  - subways?  IcyPeas   Aug-23-11 01:53 PM   #90 
  - geologist on MSNBC  florida08   Aug-23-11 01:57 PM   #93 
  - I'm in Norfolk and didn't feel a thing  Blue_Tires   Aug-23-11 01:59 PM   #94 
  - felt it here on Long Island  Turk 182   Aug-23-11 02:00 PM   #97 
  - This is weird...  Glimmer of Hope   Aug-23-11 02:00 PM   #98 
  - Never mind. A high profile person must have been in the area.  Glimmer of Hope   Aug-23-11 02:13 PM   #108 
  - Life jackets have been issued to all East Coast residents!!!  slackmaster   Aug-23-11 02:02 PM   #99 
  - @markos Obama just downgraded it to a 5.0 because Olympia Snowe said it was too big.  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 02:04 PM   #100 
  - hehe..the bar is open  florida08   Aug-23-11 02:08 PM   #103 
  - Sash springs in my windows rattled noisily. First reaction was "Must be a big truck going by fast"  struggle4progress   Aug-23-11 02:10 PM   #105 
  - ... and a 5.5'er in Colorado ... any relation?  Myrina   Aug-23-11 02:11 PM   #106 
  - Same planet  slackmaster   Aug-23-11 02:15 PM   #109 
  - Wow, thanks for taking the time to post that witty response.  Myrina   Aug-23-11 02:21 PM   #111 
  - Good question. nt  valerief   Aug-23-11 02:24 PM   #113 
  - San Diego says  florida08   Aug-23-11 02:32 PM   #120 
     - This FAQ page on the USGS site may offer an explanation on that:  kentauros   Aug-23-11 03:05 PM   #130 
  - Oy vey, Congress will now fund a War on Earthquakes! nt  valerief   Aug-23-11 02:24 PM   #112 
  - what do you mean?  newspeak   Aug-23-11 08:41 PM   #198 
  - My parents in Fayetteville felt it!  Behind the Aegis   Aug-23-11 02:25 PM   #114 
  - Greensboro NC  neohippie   Aug-23-11 02:35 PM   #122 
  - Another 2.8 aftershock  bigworld   Aug-23-11 02:28 PM   #116 
  - Sitting outside for lunch.  bikebloke   Aug-23-11 02:31 PM   #117 
  - that was poetry worthy of Thurber  MisterP   Aug-23-11 04:26 PM   #177 
  - I'm 45 miles SE of the epicenter, and it was a really good shake out here!  mikeytherat   Aug-23-11 02:42 PM   #124 
  - My cats were outside, so I don't know how they were behaving.  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 04:16 PM   #141 
  - felt it here in York, PA  BigD_95   Aug-23-11 02:44 PM   #125 
  - China hit us with a HAARP attack  lovuian   Aug-23-11 02:56 PM   #128 
  - My sister is in Fredericksburg, VA....  Dappleganger   Aug-23-11 03:06 PM   #131 
  - 2 hours? The animal sense of this stuff is nothing short of mind blowing.  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-23-11 08:24 PM   #197 
  - Plague of frogs next?  AngryAmish   Aug-23-11 03:11 PM   #132 
  - Planet Earth Doesn't Know How To Make It Any Clearer  Jamastiene   Aug-23-11 03:55 PM   #138 
  - Very intense near Tyson's Corner VA (15mi SW of DC). Medium rise building was swaying violently near  Cognitive_Resonance   Aug-23-11 03:24 PM   #135 
  - Weather Channel showed footage from Tyson's Corner of a couple of cars crushed by bricks that fell  Hissyspit   Aug-23-11 04:13 PM   #140 
  - The UPS man was just by.  bikebloke   Aug-23-11 03:38 PM   #136 
  - Magnitude 5.9 - VIRGINIA (official USGS report)  brooklynite   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #143 
  - Felt it in DC  PSUDem   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #144 
  - Felt on Long Island, NYC, and norther NJ too.  JHB   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #145 
  - Morristown NJ...the house was creaking and my chair swayed a lot...  rfranklin   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #159 
  - Felt it in Raleigh, NC.  WorseBeforeBetter   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #146 
  - you might be feeling the effects of Irene in a few days, too.  Roland99   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #150 
     - LOL...thanks.  WorseBeforeBetter   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #169 
  - Felt it in Orlando, FL  Roland99   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #147 
  - Yikes! I have a friend in Louisa.  KamaAina   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #148 
  - Felt in south central PA.  Sinistrous   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #149 
  - Same here, in Lancaster, PA.  gauguin57   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #153 
  - Felt in Youngstown OH. nt  Curmudgeoness   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #151 
  - OMG - I'm near the top floor in one of the tall buildings in Wilmington  LynneSin   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #152 
  - Felt it in Massachusetts!  Tracer   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #154 
  - Shook the hell out of us in Portland Maine.  mainegreen   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #161 
  - Felt in Pittsburgh PA  RamboLiberal   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #155 
  - "Depth 1 km (~0.6 mile) (poorly constrained)" /nt  necso   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #156 
  - My undershorts were poorly constrained after that!  bigworld   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #158 
  - Following the table on this page  necso   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #160 
  - I was in the bathroom when it happened  TupperHappy   Aug-23-11 04:42 PM   #181 
  - Data update: "Depth 6 km (3.7 miles)" /nt  necso   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #171 
  - Felt in Wilmington, NC  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Aug-23-11 04:18 PM   #157 
  - Good luck.  WorseBeforeBetter   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #170 
  - Welcome to the California sport of land-surfing.  Yavapai   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #162 
  - Felt it here in Toronto  Newcanuck   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #163 
  - Felt it here in NYC pretty strong.  FarLeftFist   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #164 
  - Was about 50 miles west of the epicenter  trayfoot   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #165 
  - do not run outside during an earthquake  newspeak   Aug-23-11 09:37 PM   #199 
     - i live in california..i never stay in..gotta get out into the wide open spaces..  xiamiam   Aug-24-11 12:23 AM   #202 
  - Wow. I'm impressed how far reaching this was! Didn't feel a thing in Seattle, though.  nolabear   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #166 
  - So now the terrorists can  Bigmack   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #167 
  - Felt it along the NJ/NY metropolitan area.  Beacool   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #168 
  - I felt this in York, PA  BigD_95   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #172 
  - Felt in the Blue Ridge mountains of western NC! nt  tpsbmam   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #173 
  - Felt it here in Philly area at work..the chair I was sitting on moved  TK421   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #174 
  - 50 miles away felt nothing  Leontius   Aug-23-11 04:19 PM   #175 
  - Felt it at work in downtown DC. The freaky part is that dust was coming down from the ceiling.  Meshuga   Aug-23-11 04:27 PM   #178 
  - I'm in southern VT and felt nothing! Nada!  Auntie Bush   Aug-23-11 04:41 PM   #180 
  - No, you have Bernie Sanders to protect you!  David Sky   Aug-23-11 04:50 PM   #183 
  - Note found on Harold Camping's door: "So long, suckers!"  Adenoid_Hynkel   Aug-23-11 05:23 PM   #187 
  - Here in Richmond it was a day no one will forget  underpants   Aug-23-11 05:44 PM   #190 
  - Here in Northern Virginia....  Imajika   Aug-23-11 07:45 PM   #193 
  - Experienced it here west side of Cleveland  liberal N proud   Aug-23-11 07:52 PM   #194 
  - I was at work in downtown Bethesda, MD  tonekat   Aug-23-11 10:35 PM   #201 
 

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