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Old 02-08-2010, 08:43 AM
 
Location: Rocky Point
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Did anyone else on the Island hear or feel the explosion on Sunday? My wife and I were in the garage and heard a loud rumble followed by the house shaking. We were amazed, after seeing the news reports hours later, that we felt it from so far away. We are in Rocky Point, wondering how far the shock wave traveled...


BTW, my first post here. Been lurking for a week or so, learning a lot about the place I've lived my entire life.
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Old 02-08-2010, 08:47 AM
 
Location: On a Long Island in NY
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I heard/felt some sort of rumbling around 11:30am yesterday but I am on the South Shore in West Islip so I don't think it's very likely that was it though.
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Old 02-08-2010, 09:09 AM
 
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Did anyone else on the Island hear or feel the explosion on Sunday? My wife and I were in the garage and heard a loud rumble followed by the house shaking. We were amazed, after seeing the news reports hours later, that we felt it from so far away. We are in Rocky Point, wondering how far the shock wave traveled...


BTW, my first post here. Been lurking for a week or so, learning a lot about the place I've lived my entire life.



Wow

Im near the water in RP, I didnt hear it but we were in Church.

Tragedy.

Welcome.

Crooks
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:23 AM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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I was indoors in a loud, crowded room in Setauket. Didn't hear/feel anything above and beyond the rumbling of the activity there.

Scary stuff.
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:27 AM
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Location: In my house
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What explosion? I've been under a rock the last few days.
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:49 AM
 
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Its really scary, I was looking at the google maps of where the station was.... Tell me people, what is the facility to the west of Island 16 in holtsville and south of the expressway ? I always see it emits smoke from the top.... what is it ????
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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No idea zulu.

I know it's not Caithness.
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Old 02-08-2010, 01:09 PM
 
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No idea zulu.

I know it's not Caithness.
Caithness is east of Medford... a little northeast of where woodside meets horseblock. I looked it up.
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Old 02-08-2010, 07:07 PM
 
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Anybody remember when the Lab lost a building 2 years ago? Pressure wave traveled down Sunrise all the way to West Hampton.
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Old 02-08-2010, 08:22 PM
 
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^ My parents said they felt it from a few miles away when the Grucci plant exploded in Bellport Village.

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Caithness is east of Medford... a little northeast of where woodside meets horseblock. I looked it up.
It's to the east of Old Dock Road for most of its length between 101 and Horseblock.
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