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Old Dec 8th 2009, 9:22 pm
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Exclamation Earthquake ! Log your rumbles here.

Let's frighten the bejazzers outta the folks yet to come.

This is the Earthquake thread.

You feel an earthquake , you log it here.





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Old Dec 8th 2009, 9:26 pm
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Just had one here in the Wanganui area, computer screen was moving around, thought that my eyes were not working properly then felt the chair move..... om gosh hang on!!

Geonet report that it was 5.1 on the scale, at a 50 km depth, 30k NW of Otaki

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Old Dec 8th 2009, 10:33 pm
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Felt a drunken sway in the office in Wellington CBD.
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Old Dec 8th 2009, 11:08 pm
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My wife said she felt the earth move last night but i dont think it was an earthquake

sorry sorry i couldnt resist

I'll get me coat
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Old Dec 8th 2009, 11:10 pm
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Originally Posted by colandros View Post
My wife said she felt the earth move last night but i dont think it was an earthquake

sorry sorry i couldnt resist

I'll get me coat
There's always one!!
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Old Dec 9th 2009, 3:33 am
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Originally Posted by Wooly_Cow View Post
There's always one!!
I was in bed when I felt my first one actually...
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Default Re: Earthquake ! Log your rumbles here.

Since being here, we've been in the supermarket on two separate occassions when an earthquake hit.

On both occassions the only reason we knew there had been an earthquake is because we were told about it afterwards (e.g. didn't experience anything at the time).

I reckon it's either:

1, We were swaying too much already at the (comparatively) high cost of shopping/groceries out here, that we simply don't notice a few other wobbles.

Or

2, Supermarkets are superbly built to not only withstand earthquakes, but to keep their customer's entirely oblivious, and focused on paying their (comparatively) high prices for shopping/groceries out here.


The frustrating thing is, because I've been "in" two earthquakes and never felt a thing, I'm now almost looking forward to the first one I do feel.
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Old Dec 9th 2009, 4:15 pm
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Originally Posted by colandros View Post
My wife said she felt the earth move last night but i dont think it was an earthquake

sorry sorry i couldnt resist

I'll get me coat
So you are seeing the good side of not having the kids around eh??
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Old Dec 9th 2009, 4:17 pm
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Originally Posted by thedtb View Post
Since being here, we've been in the supermarket on two separate occassions when an earthquake hit.

On both occassions the only reason we knew there had been an earthquake is because we were told about it afterwards (e.g. didn't experience anything at the time).

I reckon it's either:

1, We were swaying too much already at the (comparatively) high cost of shopping/groceries out here, that we simply don't notice a few other wobbles.

Or

2, Supermarkets are superbly built to not only withstand earthquakes, but to keep their customer's entirely oblivious, and focused on paying their (comparatively) high prices for shopping/groceries out here.


The frustrating thing is, because I've been "in" two earthquakes and never felt a thing, I'm now almost looking forward to the first one I do feel.
If you are there - and not here - why does the signature at the side still reckon you are here - are you coming back soon??
Maybe if the earthquakes know you are there you will feel them
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Old Dec 10th 2009, 7:14 am
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Originally Posted by Psychopandy View Post
If you are there - and not here - why does the signature at the side still reckon you are here - are you coming back soon??
Maybe if the earthquakes know you are there you will feel them
Quite right too!

Hadn't spotted that. Well they know we're here now!

I wonder how long will I have to sit here and wait?
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Old Dec 10th 2009, 7:27 am
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Glue the ornaments down!!!
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Old Dec 10th 2009, 9:59 am
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I've not felt one yet
I cant wait for a decent one near me.
We're surrounded by dairy pasture and i want to see
what the cows do when it all gets wobbly
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Old Dec 10th 2009, 5:26 pm
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Landed 1st July,Dunedin had a quake a week later!!! Felt the sofa shake and the lights swayed etc. Only lasted a few seconds.

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Not a sausage since Feb 2007 & the 3 we had in one evening weren't very big. The two I have experienced in the UK were worse. I love a bit of seismic activity
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Old Dec 10th 2009, 8:28 pm
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Definitely felt this week's in Seaview, thought the idiots in the warehouse next door had driven a forklift into my office wall!

That's 5 I think in Wellington since I got here in July, starting to think it's personal!!
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