posted on Aug, 23 2011 @ 01:55 PM
Originally posted by Forevever
reply to post by ateuprto
I'm not freaking out, but for something that has NEVER happened in my lifetime - I'm definitely excited (if thats the right word)
Absolutely a good word, as I'm fairly excited myself. Wasn't necessarily telling YOU to calm down, just putting it out there for those thinking this
is a sign of the end of the world. Quakes DO happen in this region, just very rarely large quakes. Back in '04 or '03 I was deployed in SW Virginia
doing some field training and we had a nice noticeable EQ. Not quite as large or as violent as this one.
Old mother is just scratching an itch and adjusting some chafing. I would put my money on the 5.9 being the "main" quake, with the possibility, if not
probability of some minor aftershocks for the next few hours.
On an unrelated note, I'm trying to have a serious conversation with my dog about his responsibilities as an EQ detector, and how his laziness could
have killed us both. Unless licking his own wiener is his way of acknowledging the seriousness of the situation I'm not sure he's too concerned. Hah,
damn mut was never that observant to begin with.
Looks like it's natural disaster week here in the mid-Atlantic. Looks like Irene is bound to make landfall right around the Virginia coast at this
point too. We must have pissed off the creator recently around the Commonwealth.
edit on 23-8-2011 by ateuprto because: (no reason