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#59751 - 08/23/11 06:12 PM 5.8 Earthquake!
chip Offline
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Registered: 10/06/01
Posts: 2674
Loc: Sittin' Pretty in Fat City
Hope there is no significant damage nor injuries. Needless to say, test all holds carefully for a while. Otherwise, it was by far the strongest one I have felt in the mid-Atlantic area.

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#59752 - 08/23/11 06:20 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: chip]
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Registered: 08/03/10
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felt it and saw it also!

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#59753 - 08/23/11 06:22 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: Advocacy group]
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Registered: 11/11/01
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Loc: accord
ditto for accord.....freaky!!!

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#59755 - 08/23/11 06:25 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: charliebutters]
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5.8 hit in virginia!
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#59756 - 08/23/11 06:26 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: charliebutters]
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Gunks in Summer, Southwest in ...
The earth didn't move for me... at the MP Visitor Center.

What happened? I have been in one eq in Taipei once - what a strange sensation that was!

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#59758 - 08/23/11 07:18 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: TerrieM]
talus Offline
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Registered: 08/23/04
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Tsunami warning on Lake monhonk and lake Awosting
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#59762 - 08/23/11 07:37 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: talus]
Rickster Offline
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Registered: 10/16/07
Posts: 815
Loc: Orange Cty, NY
Like grading climbs. CNN has it at 5.9. Felt it here in Pine Bush. My brother on the 20 th floor of his office building in NYC felt it, everyone got real nervous real fast.

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#59770 - 08/24/11 02:04 AM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: Rickster]
Lucander Offline
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Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 223
Loc: Stone Ridge, NY
I was at the crag today, didn't feel any jolts. My partner said the only think shaking was me on Simple Suff.

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#59777 - 08/24/11 10:02 AM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: Lucander]
RangerRob Offline
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Registered: 06/06/00
Posts: 3763
Loc: Ulster County, NY
The Earth shakes everywhere I go, so I guess I am used to it.

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#59781 - 08/24/11 01:11 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: RangerRob]
phlan Offline

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Registered: 02/11/00
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Loc: Gardiner, NY
a lot of people didn't feel it. guess I feel kinda "lucky" I did - in a fairly big cinderblock factory building in Danbury and the whole building just sort of rolled as if we were on a ship. not shaking, just rolling for maybe a minute. definitely very weird and spooky but also very cool at the same time!. everyone said "what the *#&$*# was that? and a few people incl. me said Yeah, that was an Earthquake!
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#59784 - 08/24/11 04:00 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: Rickster]
oenophore Offline
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Registered: 09/24/01
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Loc: 212 land
Like grading climbs. CNN has it at 5.9.

It was reported as 5.8, revised to 5.9 then re-revised to 5.8
Perhaps it really was 5.8+ or 5.9-.
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#59799 - 08/25/11 01:36 PM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: phlan]
Mike Rawdon Offline

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Registered: 11/29/99
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Loc: Poughkeepsie
I was sitting high up on temporary bleachers, and they swayed side to side. We thought some kids were rocking them back and forth from underneath. (This was in New Haven CT) The folks seated high in the (large - seats several thousand - concrete) tennis stadium really felt it. Many left their seats and ran to the stairs.

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#59813 - 08/26/11 02:42 AM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: Mike Rawdon]
Jannette Offline

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Registered: 10/03/00
Posts: 2219
Loc: Gardiner, NY
I was up in NH at Rumney during the earthquake. Didn't feel anything, but it was appropriate that we were climbing the route "Jolt" at the time.

Jannette

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#61232 - 11/07/11 11:58 AM 5.6 Earthquake! [Re: chip]
oenophore Offline
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Registered: 09/24/01
Posts: 5934
Loc: 212 land
An Oklahoma earthquake seems hardly worth mentioning here.
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#62035 - 12/20/11 05:20 AM Re: 5.8 Earthquake! [Re: phlan]
faverric Offline
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Registered: 12/20/11
Posts: 2
cry cry Do not understand.

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