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Old 02-16-2014, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Fairview
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Did anyone else feel the South Carolina earthquake a couple of nights ago? My house trembled a bit for a few seconds. It was surprising to have felt it from so far away.
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Old 02-16-2014, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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Many in the Upstate felt it (including myself) - it was my first earthquake experience - heard a low hum/rumble, then the whole vibrated - lasted 10+ seconds - see the USGS site for specifics - click on the green DYFI tab ("Did you feel it") at the top - numerous reports from Asheville/Hickory/Charlotte
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Old 02-16-2014, 11:59 AM
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My wife felt it ... And called me upstairs. I didn't doubt her, though I, myself, didn't perceive it. I was wondering if I'd hear about it on the web. Thanks, OP, for confirming this event.
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Old 02-16-2014, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Gods country
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I felt it in Asheville, that was on Valentines day. I remember it because I prayed for someone to rock my world that day. God does work in mysterious ways...
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Old 02-16-2014, 09:07 PM
 
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Didn't feel it, but our dogs went nuts about 15 - 20 minutes before it happened. Other friends with dogs reported their dogs did also.
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Old 02-16-2014, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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I felt it in Asheville, that was on Valentines day. I remember it because I prayed for someone to rock my world that day. God does work in mysterious ways...
Oh my!!
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mountains
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I felt it in Asheville, that was on Valentines day. I remember it because I prayed for someone to rock my world that day. God does work in mysterious ways...
LOL....I prayed for a Prince on a white horse....instead I got a dog named Prince and a white horse
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Old 02-19-2014, 03:55 PM
 
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I remember an earthquake in 2006 with a 3.1 mag. It happened near midnight. It sounded like an 19 wheeler dropped in my cul-de-sac. At first I thought it was a gas line explosion. But after listening to some weather reports, it was an earthquake with the epicenter in eastern TN. Since I have lived in this sub-division in North Asheville, there have been at least 3 that my .5 and I have felt and heard. We have been fortunate that we did not suffer any serious damage.

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