Anyone in GA/TN/NC Area Feel That Earthquake Awhile Ago?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by speckledhen, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    My birds were scared stiff, literally.
  2. bakerjw

    bakerjw Songster

    Apr 14, 2010
    Johnson City, Tn
    Didn't feel anything in the Tri Cicites.
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I never even knew you peeps had an earthquake, [​IMG]

    I hope everyone is okay [​IMG]
  4. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Didn't notice anything here in Sylva, NC.
  5. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    Yikes!!! We're in the coast - didn't feel anything.
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That's the third one since we moved here 8 years ago. Never had one my entire life that I recall, even when we lived out west. All the birds hid under the coop except a couple, who were frozen in their tracks.
  7. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Songster

    May 9, 2010
    Cabot, AR
    Didn't feel anything here in middle TN, of course if it happened while I was choking to DEATH on a piece of corn I wouldn't have noticed! I think I aspirated a piece of corn...I was about to feed it to the girls, but I decided to taste it to see if it was field corn or sweet corn. Well, I choked and I swear I thought I was going to die right there in the chicken run! It was VERY scary for a minute or two...I couldn't get any air to go in! I was finally able to draw in enough air to cough, but it didn't help, couldn't get the dang corn out! Coughed my guts out for a few minutes, never got the corn out. I will probably have apiration pneumonia in a day or two...Husband and son still in house sleeping. How gross if they found my body with killer chickens sitting all over me![​IMG] Where did it hit?
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I haven't even seen confirmation of it yet, officially. We just know what it was from the last one that hit. DH and I were in different rooms and we both stood up suddenly, then realized the birds were nowhere to be seen and completely quiet.

    Well, there was one in AK at the same time. Can't be the same one we felt, right? Or can it?

    2010 June 21 13:17:52 UTC

    * Details
    * Maps
    * Scientific & Technical

    Earthquake Details
    Magnitude 2.6

    * Monday, June 21, 2010 at 13:17:52 UTC
    * Monday, June 21, 2010 at 05:17:52 AM at epicenter
    * Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

    Location 58.391°N, 153.935°W
    Depth 60.3 km (37.5 miles)

    * 70 km (44 miles) WNW (302°) from Aleneva, AK
    * 85 km (53 miles) NW (314°) from Port Lions, AK
    * 94 km (58 miles) NNE (15°) from Karluk, AK
    * 389 km (242 miles) SW (219°) from Anchorage, AK

    Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.7 km (0.4 miles); depth +/- 0.1 km (0.1 miles)
    Parameters NST= 48, Nph= 48, Dmin=66.4 km, Rmss=0.75 sec, Gp= 83°,
    M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=1

    * Alaska Earthquake Information Center
    Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks

    Event ID ak10056185
  9. chicknerd

    chicknerd Songster

    Apr 28, 2010
    Quote:That is way too small to feel that far away. The closest thing to you in the last 24 hours was a very tiny one in Arkansas around 1am local time. I suspect you felt the aftershock of someone blasting. We leave near a quarry and I frequently feel that and it does feel like an earthquake. I never hear it, but I feel it. If they are blasting around a road, etc it will feel the same.

    Of course, it could always have been an earthquake. It may not have been big enough to measure, which I would find amazing.
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    As far as I know, there is no blasting going on anywhere in the area. Housing construction is non-existent and no road work of that type is happening. Felt just like the last confirmed quake we had.

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