So I was sleeping blissfully unaware when the room started vibrating like a scene from a haunted movie. I am a heavy sleeper so managed to sleep through it.
The magnitude was about 7.2!!
Had the epicenter not been in the desert, I would not have been here posting this topic.
So how many have you ever been a witness to an earthquake and are you aware of the safety tips?
Well, I have, only to realize that it was a mega snake beneath my bed. I am told that it usually happens most especially when one is a heavy sleeper.
Mega snake?! Oh my... I wonder if that ended your heavy sleeping habits.
Not really, I only put my safety tips right. By making a short-list of my dreams on the night. However, I am not sure whether it can work for a 7.2 magnitude. 'Sister, that was a real shake!'
dont remind me about earthquake...i have been victim of it and one minute can change one's life...
I hope things are better now, pisean282311.
ya now it has been ten years but when ever i remember that day and moment , i get feel with grief...i and my family was lucky but many were not..life moves on ...but some moments freeze in time...it was one such moment...
I live in California, USA and have been through many of them. Since we have a history of "shakers", the building codes are very strict. Have not experienced much real damage to personal property-- though the 1994 quake did major damage to freeway overpasses and disrupted certain travel routes for a couple of years.
My girlfriend told me the earth moved for her last night - I wonder was there an earth quake in Ireland
Thank you for your wishes, Don Ship.
Thankfully we are fine, since the epicenter was in a desert and it was about 80 km underground, that reduced the intensity of the quake substantially.
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