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Old 08-23-2011, 02:00 PM
 
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I was having lunch and working on my laptop at Panera Bread up in Centerville and felt it.

And I understand the Cincinnati Bell building downtown was completely evacuated, as was the Clinton County Hospital in Wilmington. And now reports are coming in of some definite damage in Washington, D.C., including to the Smithsonian Castle and the National Cathedral.

Anyone else?
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:22 PM
 
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Yep! We're on the 4th floor, and the whole place was trembling.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:49 PM
 
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I was leaning on my desk at my computer at home when I felt a trembling sensation. Since I have been having some health problems, I thought it was dizziness (shaking) related to that. Maybe it was the quake. (I would rather think it was the quake.)
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:58 PM
 
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WoW! You felt it out in Ohio too??? Unbelievable!
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:00 PM
 
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Yes... I'm on the 6th floor of Current at Banks, and I was sitting at my computer desk and felt the floor shaking/trembling, then I looked at the TV and it was trembling... lasted for several minutes...
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:31 PM
 
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I felt it from my third floor office on Victory Parkway. It even knocked a glass flask off of a shelf in my lab.
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:46 PM
 
Location: Covington, KY
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No.

Thank you for posting topic. I didn't have a chance to check the news this morning and expected to skip it for the day. Well no longer.

And, I can't find a time for when it hit.

Never mind. Near 2:00 p.m.

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Old 08-23-2011, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Mason, OH
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A magnitude 6 quake is not a trivial matter. I understand some of the aftershocks were felt up into New England. If in fact people felt it in Ohio with the Appalachians in between it must have been deep in origin.

We in Ohio seldom feel earthquates of any magnitude. But the fault line which runs parallel to the Mississippi River remains a constant danger. It has not experienced a significant earthquake in several hundred years, but the geological evidence is there it could be a big one. Cities like Memphis, St Louis, and up through Louisville and to Cincinnati could be in for a big surprise. Since we do not build to the earthquake standards like California, we could experience a disaster.

When I listen to the theories expounded by those who study such things, and what happened in this region millions of years ago, I must admit to feeling inadequate. I know something had to deposit all of that coal underneath the Appalachians. When they say it was inland seas before they erupted into mountains I go Whoa!

If the theorists are right, why do we puny humans think the evolution of the planet has stopped? In our short span of recorded history, we consider the Chinese among the eldest civilizations, what about 3-4 thousand years? Then we hear this planet has been evolving for millions or even billions of years. Our experiences are just a minute snapshot in the spectrum of time.
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Covington, KY
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A magnitude 6 quake is not a trivial matter. I understand some of the aftershocks were felt up into New England. If in fact people felt it in Ohio with the Appalachians in between it must have been deep in origin.

We in Ohio seldom feel earthquates of any magnitude. But the fault line which runs parallel to the Mississippi River remains a constant danger. It has not experienced a significant earthquake in several hundred years, but the geological evidence is there it could be a big one. Cities like Memphis, St Louis, and up through Louisville and to Cincinnati could be in for a big surprise. Since we do not build to the earthquake standards like California, we could experience a disaster.

When I listen to the theories expounded by those who study such things, and what happened in this region millions of years ago, I must admit to feeling inadequate. I know something had to deposit all of that coal underneath the Appalachians. When they say it was inland seas before they erupted into mountains I go Whoa!

If the theorists are right, why do we puny humans think the evolution of the planet has stopped? In our short span of recorded history, we consider the Chinese among the eldest civilizations, what about 3-4 thousand years? Then we hear this planet has been evolving for millions or even billions of years. Our experiences are just a minute snapshot in the spectrum of time.

Orogenicman would love you. He's in the Louisville room. Go visit.

CP
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:45 PM
 
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Me and my mom felt it too, my mother said either the house is falling down or we are having a earthquake! When we turned on the news they were doing a special report on it..
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