Earthquake Southern California

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  1. syscom3

    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    Just had a strong quake hit the Chino Hills area.

    Prelim mag = 5.8
    Magnitude 5.8 - GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIFORNIA

    I was approx 10 miles to the south of the epicenter and it was a series of very strong jolts.

    I am working in a telecom room and had just gotten off a tall ladder when the event began. The overhead cable trays are designed to swing to and fro ....... and i thought the whole damn roof was coming down.

    :lol:

    I even had a couple of old used ty-wraps fall down on my head!!!!

    :lol:
     
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    Good to hear you are okay.

    How is everything over there? Damage? Injuries? Hopefully not much or any at all.
     
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    glad every thing appears OK be safe
     
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    I was in Camarillo and I was surprised at how far away it was. We had a pretty good rolling motion, like a wake from a boat. Nothing fell or anything, just frayed the nerves of some of the quake newbies. Just another day in SoCal!
     
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    well, no damage at all at work or home.

    Except for an empty can falling off the counter in my kitchen.

    At my daughters daycare, all the kids enjoyed it .... although many were confused at first ... thinking someone was pushing or shaking them. :lol:
     
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    Glad you're ok, Sys.
     
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    Heck I missed it!!!! I was walking down the street at work and didnt even feel it! i got back to my shop and the radios blaring about a quake and the people in the shop are talking about it and i didnt even get the ride!!!!!:D
     
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    Glad all is OK.
     
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    Yeah....glad all is ok..too!
     
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    Yeah, be careful Sys. We got word our offices in LA we evacuated for saftey reasons, but they returned shortly thereafter when no damage was done.
     
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    I guess there is a plus for alcohol!! :)
     
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    At least Pelosi, Boxer, Feinstein and Newsom are safe. :rolleyes:

    TO
     
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    They will blame Bush for it.
     
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