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ColbertWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:23 PM
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The Valley. n/t
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  -EARTHQUAKE! ColbertWatcher  Dec-05-08 10:20 PM   #0 
  - ? Nothing in Central OC  The_Casual_Observer   Dec-05-08 10:21 PM   #1 
  - I felt it!!  Tiggeroshii   Dec-05-08 10:22 PM   #2 
  - I'm in the Valley. LA n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:22 PM   #5 
  - didn't feel anything  JI7   Dec-05-08 10:22 PM   #3 
  - The Valley. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   # 
     - a small, smooth, wavy earthquake.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   #9 
  - I felt it!  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-05-08 10:22 PM   #4 
  - Where are you? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   #10 
     - North Hollywood at the moment.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-05-08 10:25 PM   #16 
        - Okay, that explains why we both felt it.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:26 PM   #20 
           - Hi, neighbor!  kestrel91316   Dec-05-08 10:36 PM   #43 
              - Hello! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:59 PM   #53 
  - Yeah I just felt it!  KeepItReal   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   #6 
  - LOL! For the weather! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   #7 
     - ...and the nice views!!  KeepItReal   Dec-05-08 10:25 PM   #15 
        - and the clean air!... just kidding  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-05-08 10:26 PM   #18 
        - Damn, how long have you been in LA?  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:28 PM   #28 
           - 5 years  KeepItReal   Dec-05-08 10:32 PM   #37 
              - Okay, so you haven't had your earthquake cherry shocked. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:34 PM   #39 
                 - I'd like to keep that way now that I live here...thank you very much  KeepItReal   Dec-05-08 10:39 PM   #46 
                    - And you're still antsy?  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:47 PM   #50 
                       - Where I was raised from you could flee threats.  KeepItReal   Dec-05-08 10:59 PM   #52 
                          - No. You need to know what to do when one is happening.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 11:33 PM   #55 
                          - Inside door jamb is one of the most solid parts of home construction.  Tigress DEM   Dec-06-08 12:05 AM   #61 
                             - Wired to my gas meter I have one of those funny tools that's supposed to help me turn it off...  Hekate   Dec-06-08 02:58 AM   #70 
                                - In MN during the winter there are a lot of nat gas explosions.  Tigress DEM   Dec-06-08 03:52 AM   #76 
                                   - Wow. Different climate for sure. Here in SoCal our earthquake instructions...  Hekate   Dec-06-08 04:09 AM   #77 
  - 5.5 according to USGS site:  Dennis Donovan   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   # 
  - 5.5? That's just "fun size" ... exciting but not normally dangerous  TahitiNut   Dec-05-08 10:30 PM   #33 
     - "fun size" LOL! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:59 PM   #51 
  - 5.5 .... 16 miles from Ludlow  blitzen   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   #8 
  - 5.5! Pfft, I'm going back to bed. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:24 PM   #13 
  - Link to Wiki Chart about Richter Scale so you get an idea of what 5.5 feels like  Tigress DEM   Dec-05-08 11:50 PM   #59 
  - 8:20 PM. It was a fairly good one, but not underneath me in the Valley.  kestrel91316   Dec-05-08 10:23 PM   #11 
  - Earthquakes: Nature's automatic dusters. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:25 PM   #17 
     - You sound like a old time land surfer, dude!  FORREST GRUMP   Dec-06-08 03:13 PM   #81 
        - LOL! That's about right, yeah!  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 05:29 PM   #84 
  - EEEEK!!!!  Breeze54   Dec-05-08 10:24 PM   #12 
  - Is this it?  Journalgrrl   Dec-05-08 10:25 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, it's a little itty-bitty thing. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:26 PM   #19 
     - I was starting to think I was the only one who felt it until I saw Colbert's post.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-05-08 10:27 PM   #21 
     - : p n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:27 PM   #23 
     - What's the biggest one you have been through...?  Journalgrrl   Dec-05-08 10:29 PM   #30 
        - Northridge, 1994. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:32 PM   #36 
        - That was the one to write home about, indeed. I never want to go  kestrel91316   Dec-05-08 10:34 PM   #40 
        - Yup, that was an earthquake to remember.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:36 PM   #42 
           - Yep, the first one that came right on the heels of the big one was  kestrel91316   Dec-05-08 10:42 PM   #48 
              - Yup.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 11:38 PM   #57 
                 - Building codes are kind of in our blood here. Whenever there's a bad one overseas we shudder...  Hekate   Dec-06-08 03:22 AM   #74 
        - Loma Prieta - 1989 - while driving on a bridge - I thought it was going to collaspe. - n/t  lapfog_1   Dec-05-08 10:39 PM   #47 
        - try being two blocks from the epicenter during the Northridge Quake n/t  Donnachaidh   Dec-06-08 01:57 AM   #65 
        - No thank you! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 02:28 AM   #66 
        - The Northridge Earthquake was a doozy we felt up here beyond Santa Barbara...  Hekate   Dec-06-08 03:13 AM   #72 
        - A 3.9 here in Arkansas... kinda wacked out actually  moriah   Dec-06-08 02:59 PM   #80 
        - My husband was in San Jose for that one.  junofeb   Dec-06-08 07:57 PM   #93 
  - Shit.. we always miss out:(  SoCalDem   Dec-05-08 10:27 PM   #22 
  - What city?! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:27 PM   #25 
  - Moreno Valley...near Riverside (March ARB is here)  SoCalDem   Dec-05-08 10:29 PM   #29 
     - I don't know what's worst: Riverside's oddball cults or the random earthquake. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:35 PM   #41 
  - Putting it all in perspective, eh?  aquart   Dec-05-08 10:29 PM   #31 
  - I should call my brother tomorrow.  sakabatou   Dec-05-08 10:27 PM   #24 
  - Didn't feel a thing  ZombyWoof   Dec-05-08 10:28 PM   #26 
  - 5.5  Popol Vuh   Dec-05-08 10:28 PM   #27 
  - Meh, it wasn't that big anyway. You didn't miss anything. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:30 PM   #32 
  - Yep, that's it. I could tell it was pretty far away by the gentle swaying  kestrel91316   Dec-05-08 10:31 PM   #35 
  - OMG, you guys had me scared for a second, thinking this was the "Big One" you guys have been...  Odin2005   Dec-05-08 10:31 PM   #34 
  - Yeah, we're fine.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:33 PM   #38 
     - One of my cats spooked again a minute or two ago. I give it  kestrel91316   Dec-05-08 10:38 PM   #45 
  - Is there a map with all the faults on it...?  Journalgrrl   Dec-05-08 10:37 PM   #44 
  - Post #8 above.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 10:45 PM   #49 
  - Some on DU posted this a year or so ago.  kywildcat   Dec-06-08 03:21 AM   #73 
  - WTF are you West Valley guys smoking?  wtmusic   Dec-05-08 11:17 PM   #54 
  - LOL! Hey, I always post in case it's a "pre-shock!" n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-05-08 11:40 PM   #58 
  - Riverside - just a slight swaying, enuff to feel it and that's about it nt  msongs   Dec-05-08 11:34 PM   #56 
  - OMG!!!! IT RAINED AND PEOPLE GOT WET!!! (details pending) (nt)  ConsAreLiars   Dec-05-08 11:54 PM   #60 
  - One of my best friends called me from The Valley and asked,  Lindsey   Dec-06-08 12:24 AM   #62 
  - Yeah. The OP's hysterical excitement over a common event is symptomatic of something.  ConsAreLiars   Dec-06-08 01:37 AM   #63 
  - "hysterical excitement" Excuse me? Where do you see "hysterical" or "excitement"? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 02:29 AM   #67 
  - That would be, in case you are really as dumb as you pretend, in the ALL CAPS plus the "!" (nt)  ConsAreLiars   Dec-06-08 03:37 AM   #75 
     - I keep forgetting that for some people I still have to post the :sarcasm: smiley.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 02:48 PM   #78 
  - Excuse me, but in the two years I have lived in SoCal  KitchenWitch   Dec-06-08 02:35 AM   #69 
     - One every year, and no damage other than a few broken plates?  ConsAreLiars   Dec-06-08 03:01 AM   #71 
        - "unless the OP is a drama queen." Calm down, keep your personal attacks to yourself. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 02:49 PM   #79 
  - SoCal gets a lot of transplants. I love to watch them freak when it's a tiny little bugger. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 02:31 AM   #68 
     - I'll take quakes over tornados ANY DAY  SoCalDem   Dec-06-08 05:31 PM   #85 
        - Hold on...  XOKCowboy   Dec-06-08 06:58 PM   #87 
           - One summer in Olathe, Kansas, we spent almost as much time in the basement  SoCalDem   Dec-06-08 07:10 PM   #88 
              - A summer in Oz... Must have been fun  XOKCowboy   Dec-06-08 07:29 PM   #90 
                 - Our worst tornados happened at night.. when you cannot see them  SoCalDem   Dec-06-08 07:45 PM   #92 
  - Why do you have to be such a jerk about the OP?  rvablue   Dec-06-08 05:17 PM   #82 
     - It's not my first earthquake and I have no problem with ConsAreLiars. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 05:23 PM   #83 
        - Fine with me, thought it was out of line for CAL to call you a "drama queen" and "dumb"  rvablue   Dec-06-08 05:33 PM   #86 
           - I keep forgetting that most people are more literal than I am.  ColbertWatcher   Dec-06-08 07:13 PM   #89 
  - I have yet to feel it.  ccharles000   Dec-06-08 01:41 AM   #64 
  - It wasn't me...I wasn't anywhere near the place!.....n/t  DearAbby   Dec-06-08 07:30 PM   #91 
 

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