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Kix Apr 16th 2013 11:49 am

Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
Anyone feel it?

Got to be the worst one I've felt in 8 years.

jam25mack Apr 16th 2013 11:50 am

Earthquake
 
Just now.

Feel it?

Wobbling at my seat (ground floor) in Oud Metha

britexpat76 Apr 16th 2013 11:50 am

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 

Originally Posted by Kix (Post 10661818)
Anyone feel it?

Got to be the worst one I've felt in 8 years.

You got wind?

The_Citizen Apr 16th 2013 11:50 am

Re: Did anyone else feel an earth tremor a few minutes ago?
 
I felt that one then!!!!

Quackers Apr 16th 2013 11:51 am

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
Yes felt it in our 2 storey office

The_Citizen Apr 16th 2013 11:52 am

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
felt it in Abu Dhabi and my wife said the building was shaking in Dubai!

mentalist Apr 16th 2013 11:52 am

Another Trembler
 
Did anybody feel anything at 2.48pm?

ukfb Apr 16th 2013 11:52 am

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
Same here in The Villa, Dubailand - the whole villa shook for 3-4 seconds...

Quackers Apr 16th 2013 11:53 am

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
I didn't feel the one last week in Iran so this has got to be either stronger or closer

shiva Apr 16th 2013 11:53 am

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
yup, very weird office chair just rolled away from desk, stood up and the whole room swayed for a few seconds. definitely a big one somewhere near


yup bit busy in iran today

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/

Scamp Apr 16th 2013 11:54 am

Re: Did anyone else feel an earth tremor a few minutes ago?
 

Originally Posted by Manchester_QS (Post 10661823)
I felt that one then!!!!

Yeah that was cool.

Was about to have a go at the guy next to me for jiggling his leg and rocking the table...then realised.

Quality. 33rd floor made it fun, building definitely creaked.

Kix Apr 16th 2013 11:54 am

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
Sat in my mate's place on the 10th floor in International City, the water out of the fish tanks is still moving!

TheShed Apr 16th 2013 11:56 am

Re: Another Trembler
 

Originally Posted by mentalist (Post 10661828)
Did anybody feel anything at 2.48pm?

Yep. Felt it strongly here in Marina. Seemed stronger than the one I felt in Doha a few weeks ago.

The_Citizen Apr 16th 2013 11:58 am

Re: Did anyone else feel an earth tremor a few minutes ago?
 

Originally Posted by Scamp (Post 10661838)
Yeah that was cool.

Was about to have a go at the guy next to me for jiggling his leg and rocking the table...then realised.

Quality. 33rd floor made it fun, building definitely creaked.

Added a bit of excitement to the day. Felt much worse than the one the other week.

Scamp Apr 16th 2013 12:03 pm

Re: Earth Tremor, 1 minute ago
 
Desk shaking, 33rd floor in JLT. Was quality.

Millions of people are stood outside, security asking to move cars and evacuate


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