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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby AmoyMama » 10 Jun 2012, 05:11

ceevee369 wrote:Damn. 5 AM - woke up because this one was very scary - rolling for 10-15 seconds. Felt like a 6.5 to me :(


You nailed it. 6.5 off Yilan. It was a 3 here in Taipei.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby jimipresley » 10 Jun 2012, 05:12

My poor cats were SCREAMING!
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby bumclouds » 10 Jun 2012, 05:24

I'm in Taipei. That was strong enough to wake me up, and also my gf woke up and messaged me on the other side of town. This one went for a while!
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby Baas Babelaas » 10 Jun 2012, 07:11

Felt it in Xiamen - the weird eery feeling of my bed shifting back and forth, for about 30 seconds.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby housecat » 10 Jun 2012, 07:21

Shook for twenty seconds here in K-town, yesterday afternoon, but I had to TELL the Kitten it was happening! The real cats knew, though. Didn't feel one this morning.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby ceevee369 » 10 Jun 2012, 07:34

ceevee369 wrote: Felt like a 6.5 to me :(


Guess we're getting better at estimating after a while.
It did felt stronger maybe because of the altitude / amplitude effect on Linkou Heights.

What confirms the severity is a cracked balcony wall.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby cfimages » 10 Jun 2012, 07:43

Nothing to report from Danshui. Me, the missus and the cats didn't feel a thing.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby Omniloquacious » 10 Jun 2012, 08:14

It shook me out of my sleep and got me sitting up in bed. It was quite a noisy one.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby 500CBFan » 10 Jun 2012, 08:42

It woke me up in Danshui, with my bed shaking and creaking noises I could hear through my earplugs, so must have been pretty loud. Shaking went on and on and on. My cat ignores quakes, doesn't bother her a bit. I went back to sleep afterwards, didn't feel any of the either of the two aftershocks.
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Re: EARTHQUAKE!

Postby ceevee369 » 10 Jun 2012, 08:46

Never knew of this site but looks good.
http://earthquake-report.com/

You can subscribe for an earthquake alert email at the minimal Richter scale you prefer.
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