Earthquakes -- 2012

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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby Belgian Pie » 13 Jun 2012, 16:56

These are only pre-shocks ... the big one has still to come!
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby bumclouds » 13 Jun 2012, 17:02

How do you know that, sir? Do you live in the earth's crust?
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby ceevee369 » 13 Jun 2012, 17:08

bumclouds wrote:How do you know that, sir? Do you live in the earth's crust?



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Re: Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby cfimages » 13 Jun 2012, 17:11

bumclouds wrote:Everyone in my office went "whoa" .. and I didn't even notice. 2F.


I was the same. In a room with a bunch of people, they all noticed it but I didn't.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby 500CBFan » 13 Jun 2012, 22:47

At least the one that just happened was pretty mild compared to earlier today, mostly just made me feel dizzy.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby AmoyMama » 13 Jun 2012, 22:48

Another little shake there. 4.4.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby Dark Horse » 13 Jun 2012, 22:56

Felt that here in Taipei City too.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby suzi77 » 13 Jun 2012, 23:26

me too, felt the 4.9 this afternoon and the 4.4 recently. Let's hope that's it for now...
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby Icon » 14 Jun 2012, 09:35

Is it me or is it unusual to have the epicenter in Taoyuan? Worse: the previous ones were in Hualian area, now, the movement activated another fault in Taoyuan... Not so nice.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby the bear » 14 Jun 2012, 09:39

Icon wrote:Is it me or is it unusual to have the epicenter in Taoyuan? Worse: the previous ones were in Hualian area, now, the movement activated another fault in Taoyuan... Not so nice.


Epicenter is in Hsinchu County up near Smangus Village. Taoyuan is the nearest seat of government. 4 quakes so far and we're starting to get nervous here :cool:. I guess Mother Earth is doing some flexing up there in the mountains.
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