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Windows 7: LA Earthquake

28 Mar 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 
LA Earthquake

Has anyone in CA felt a earthquake? It was so scary!
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28 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, I felt it. Was about 45 min away here, so it was very mild for me.
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28 Mar 2014   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

I felt the aftershock only.
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28 Mar 2014   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I felt the trailing edge of the 5.1 main one. The 4.4 we had on the 17th of March was a lot more powerful where I'm at.
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29 Mar 2014   #5

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Me & my wife got to wake up one Sunday morning at 5:12 AM for the Big Bear/Landers quake. I think that was a 6.5 Enough shaking to keep us from running down the hall to get out.

Not a fun way to wake up.

So, being that everyone was awake, we & the neighbors went to breakfast. While sitting next to a large window in the restaurant, the 5.3 aftershock hit.

Fun morning.....
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29 Mar 2014   #6

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

I guess I was lucky.
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29 Mar 2014   #7

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Born and raised in the SF Bay Area, I always liked a minor quake that caused no damage. Sit still to get the whole ride

Only one quake made me worry it wasn't going to stop, and made me run out of the building

1989 Loma Prieta earthquake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

While it caused significant damage, for me, it was just the power was off when I got home. It did make me jumpy for a month or so after. I live in an apartment building, and when people run along the balcony or up stairs, it makes a small shake. That made me tense up for a while. There is something very unsettling to having the earth shake under you. The Big One will be a major life change/event, if it happens in my lifetime, and I survive. Not worried, que sera sera...

A Guy
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29 Mar 2014   #8

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Yea it must bit a bit unsettling to ride one out,
Living in Texas we get to live with flooding mostly/ high winds..,
But yea the closest I've come across was a noisy stair climber thought it was a 7.5 - 350 pounder
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29 Mar 2014   #9

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Made me feel 1 ton heavy. Got another aftershock at about 2:30 PM PST.
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30 Mar 2014   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Ahhh I don't worry about those anymore after The Big SF Quake during the Giants game and The Northridge Quake this is just small potatoes

I remember at one point in the early 90's we had a ton of Earthquakes that year Whittier Quake too

So i mean what are you going to do besides hide under something you can't run from The Ground

Besides I'd rather take a 30 second shaking then to endure a endless Hurricane storm that last for Days or a Tornado that will whisk you into the air and drop you to the ground with no mercy

If the ground doesn't open up and take you down i just look at it as another good day on Earth
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