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10-14-2009 11:10 PM
ryt2112 I had felt some small tremors before, but when I went on vacation to Tokyo I felt my first real earthquake. I woke up one morning thinking "What the hell is shaking my bed??"... and then I thought, Hmmm... the whole room should not be shaking either...

Turns out it was a 4.9 centered not too far off the coast to the east. Was actually kinda cool though, Tokyo is pretty well built for that stuff
10-14-2009 06:46 PM
whiteyj Damn I am missing all the fun up here. Moved to Seattle and the Bay Area gets the major rain storms and now a shaker! Hope my PTown house is OK! No news is good news.
10-14-2009 06:34 PM
csamn2007 I have never experienced one.
10-14-2009 01:46 PM
cavediverjc I lived in California for close to 2 years total and never felt a thing. I had to vacation in Afghanistan before I felt my first earthquake. It was a 6.4, centered on Ghardez. Good times.
10-14-2009 12:20 PM
NeitherFanboy Definitely depends on the magnitude. I was here for the Loma Prieta too, worked in a 7 story office building in Walnut Creek. I was in the interior hallway, and I could watch the hallway go out of square one way, and then the other. VERY weird. Had a friend on 680 who didn't notice and kept driving, she kept wondering why all the other cars were pulling over and stopping.
10-14-2009 06:32 AM
JDsDream Depends on the magnitude. I was living there when the Loma Preata hit. Talk about a wild ride. Literal E ticket.
10-14-2009 02:23 AM
RatherBNarizona I've always wondered about this, but how does an earthquake feel when you are driving on the freeway? Like does everyone just slow down, or do you have to swerve?
Does it create a bunch of accidents?
10-14-2009 01:51 AM
jcf I do not like tremors, I don't care how small
10-14-2009 01:39 AM
Hensman Yeah, its was only about three seconds long, but we have one to three that size or bigger a year here.
10-14-2009 12:51 AM
stevens243 3.7?

It didn't knock your teacup off the table did it?

I had to look up where you are to see if that was "normal".
10-14-2009 12:48 AM
jcf jdh is nuts, holy cr@p! everything ok Hensman?
10-14-2009 12:39 AM
jdhallissey that is nothin! If it is not a 5.0 or higher then pshh! I loved when I lived in socal and felt 3 in my life! Such a cool feeling.
10-14-2009 12:35 AM
RatherBNarizona I hope it was rockin!

(get it? lol)
10-14-2009 12:11 AM
ryt2112 I say you should have disconnected the swaybar and sat in the Jeep... would've been a fun ride
10-14-2009 12:04 AM
Sb5551 And the first thing you did was post on WF. Your addicted.
10-13-2009 11:41 PM

Just had a 3.7 in my town about 10 minutes ago!

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