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-NAJ-
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:06 PM
drama:help:
real earthquake in New haven during Jankovic-Vesnina match

Just felt an earthquake in New Haven, CT. Ground and building was shaking. More intense than any I ever felt in OH or MO.

BuTtErFrEnA
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:07 PM
the greatness of the empress

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:08 PM
I just felt the Earthquake in NY guys. WTF

Apparently it was a 5.9-6.0 Earthquake, 35 mi outside of Richmond VA (85 mi from DC), that was felt as far North, as NYC and Toronto, Canada, Detroit, Mich, down to the Carolinas and Georgia.

Shit! They felt it in Ohio, Chicago, and Martha's Vineyard to, they claim.

Seismologist, claim with East Coast Earthquakes, you feel them much farther than West coast Earth quakes. Why? Lol.

Hell yeah I felt it! Lol.

I was freaking rolling (back and forth in my chair).

ElusiveChanteuse
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:08 PM
:lol:

Mightymirza
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:09 PM
:lol:

Jane Lane
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:10 PM
6.0 magnitude from Washington DC. We had tremors here in NYC.

I FELT THEM. Scary shit man.

MaBaker
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:10 PM
the greatness of the empress
Obviously she scared the crap out of New Haven.



I hope everyone is ok.

-NAJ-
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:10 PM
Match is suspended now, I hope they are ok

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:11 PM
I blame Domachokeska's thread

dsanders06
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:12 PM
Why are people in this thread laughing? :help: Such a big earthquake is VERY serious... hope there's no fatalities, in New Haven or elsewhere.

John.
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:13 PM
:eek: Oh My

SwingVolley93
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:14 PM
Haha the east cost starting to feel the earthquakes we get here in Cali. :lol:
But honestly, I hope everyone is safe over there.

Mightymirza
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:14 PM
:eek: I thought it was a joke!!! New heaven is pretty far from richmond though right? NYC is really not prepared for an earthquake!! Hope everyone is fine

Mikey.
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:14 PM
:unsure: Hope everyone's alright.

Uranium
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:16 PM
I just felt the Earthquake in NY guys. WTF

Apparently it was a 6.0 Earthquake, outside of Richmond VA (35 mi from DC), that was felt as far North, as NYC and Toronto, Canada, down to the Carolinas.

Shit! They felt it in Ohio, they claim.

Seismologist, claim East Coast Earthquakes feel them much farther than West coast Earth quakes. Why? Lol.

Hell yeah I felt it! Lol.

I was freaking rolling.

LMAO. I was sitting in my computer chair then all of a sudden the door seems to be moving and my chair is wobbling. I am like WTF.

TheHangover
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:16 PM
it can't be real, noth-east of usa/canada is may be the oldest and most stable continental crust, there aren't earthquakes there! let's hope it's not a big quake, japan was enough this year

Jane Lane
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:16 PM
The center was in DC but people felt tremors here, CT, Detroit, North Carolina...it's insane.

I think they suspended play at US Q for a bit but they might be back now.

SoBizarre
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:16 PM
So they felt in in New Heaven, but not 70 miles away on Flushing Meadows?

Super Dave
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:17 PM
WEIRD place for an earthquake! Nothing here in eastern Michigan.

winone23
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:17 PM
I felt the tremors in NYC too it was scary, I live on a high floor, and everything was swaying.

Elwin.
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:17 PM
So they felt in in New Heaven, but not 70 miles away on Flushing Meadows?
They did

Drake1980
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:18 PM
:eek:

18majors
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:19 PM
I'm in New York. The earthquate was quite acute but I'm not aware of any damages yet.

Jane Lane
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:20 PM
@AlinaJidkova Alina Jidkova
Survived an emotional match and an earthquake!

@AlinaJidkova Alina Jidkova
I thought I was dizzy, but it's the bleachers that was moving.



There's no damage around here but everything was shaking.

Super Dave
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:20 PM
From CNN:


An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck near Washington, D.C., the U.S.Geological Survey (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/at00lqe6x3.php) said.
The epicenter was in Virginia.
The quake was felt in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York City and on Martha's Vineyard where President Barack Obama is vacationing. Cell phone service has been disrupted in New York City where parts of Manhattan have been evacuated.
"Everybody was told to take the stairs," Wolf Blitzer said, speaking live at 2 p.m. E.T. from CNN's D.C. bureau.
The Pentagon has been evacuated, CNN's Barbara Starr reports. "When the building began shaking rather violently, hundreds of people began streaming out," she said, because many people thought that the building was under attack. Starr was standing in the Pentagon's press office when the roof started to shake.
Twitter traffic suggests the quake was felt all over the east coast.
In Philadelphia, HunterPence3 tweeted, "Wow Earthquake just shook the entire locker room!"
In Cleveland, "tribeinsider" wrote "I'm no expert but i think we just had an earthquake here."
And even in Toronto, tweets said that the shaking could be felt for minutes.

GOATdin0931
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:20 PM
I felt it! :hearts:

TheHangover
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:20 PM
i just read on google news it was 5.9 richter, it must be very rare an earthquake in those regions

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:21 PM
LMAO. I was sitting in my computer chair then all of a sudden the door seems to be moving and my chair is wobbling. I am like WTF.

I had the same experience. I felt my chair rocking back and forth for more than a few seconds, and was like "WTF is this an earthquake". So I looked at my computer monitor and it was vibrating, and I said "yup". I was like "that's an earthquake". And then they had to evacuate the building.

There doing that all over the city, in the area, in large, public, or government buildings.

Wow! Freaky!!

Serenita
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:22 PM
WTF earthquake in NY?

dsanders06
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:22 PM
@AlinaJidkova Alina Jidkova
Survived an emotional match and an earthquake!

@AlinaJidkova Alina Jidkova
I thought I was dizzy, but it's the bleachers that was moving.



There's no damage around here but everything was shaking.

Good to hear.

Jane Lane
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:23 PM
I had the same experience. I felt my chair rocking back and forth for more than a few seconds, and was like "WTF is this an earthquake". So I looked at my computer monitor and it was vibrating, and I said "yup". I was like "that's and earthquake". And then they had to evacuate the building.

Wow!

I'm sitting in my bed on my laptop and my dresser starts shaking and my dog comes up the stairs and hides. So I was like "Okay that's weird"...and then it got worse and I'm like "Why is my room shaking..."

Then it was over and my mom was like WTF WAS THAT. We thought it was a gas leak in the house so we went outside and it was already over. :lol:

GoofyDuck
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:24 PM
Oh I hope shit is okay.. I'll be flying to Washington and New York tomorrow :scared:


Hope everyone is fine there now ! :)

JustPetko
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:26 PM
Hope everyone and everything is fine :scared:

HRHoliviasmith
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:26 PM
That was nuts. I ran outside to see what was going on and realized I had forgotten my laptop and ran back inside. I'm warped. :hysteric:

Hope everyone is okay. :hug:

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:27 PM
I'm sitting in my bed on my laptop and my dresser starts shaking and my dog comes up the stairs and hides. So I was like "Okay that's weird"...and then it got worse and I'm like "Why is my room shaking..."

Then it was over and my mom was like WTF WAS THAT. We thought it was a gas leak in the house so we went outside and it was already over. :lol:

Yeah. My family felt the shaking to, and knew it wasn't a truck, banging a trap door in the road, cause the shaking was too long, and chandeliers, and lighting fixtures were shaking in the house.

There Ok.

Cell phones jammed in NY, though.

Damn!

HRHoliviasmith
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:29 PM
Oh I hope shit is okay.. I'll be flying to Washington and New York tomorrow :scared:

ok that sounded egoistic..

Hope everyone is fine there now though! :D

Well as of right now, they have ceased flights out od JFK and I believe Newark. Not sure about LaGuardia. DC/VA area airports I believe would be about the same because that's where the earthquake was centered.

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:29 PM
Did not feel it
Someone called to alert me

The entire Northeastern corridor

SoBizarre
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:29 PM
They did

Right, they suspended matches in New Heaven because they were playing on stadium. No such problem in NY with outside courts, that's why they are still playing there.

pav
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:38 PM
Saw on CNN looks like a two or three day tremble, get the lazy buggers on with it:)

Super Dave
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:39 PM
http://a0.twimg.com/profile_images/254624285/n809028_36789423_1708_normal.jpg
jenstatsky (http://twitter.com/#!/jenstatsky)Jen Statsky



THE 8/23 EARTHQUAKE WAS AN INSIDE JOB!!! PLZ RT TO GET THE TRUTH OUT THERE!

4 minutes ago (http://twitter.com/#!/jenstatsky/status/106071631272742912)



http://a0.twimg.com/profile_images/1447440563/sternwendig_thumbnail_normal.jpg
ChuckWendig (http://twitter.com/#!/ChuckWendig)Chuck Wendig



After the earthquake, I threw a chair through my front window and stole my TV. Mistakes were made.

5 minutes ago (http://twitter.com/#!/ChuckWendig/status/106071568655978496)

And the first pics of the devastation are now coming in.

http://posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/jmckinley/HsmnBdgAadrHDpxEzrEkpCjciGHFxgFrzHboCGBlIJoFJFcBEq BIkamCniGe/media_httpFamousDCcom_aEwdF.jpg.scaled500.jpg (http://jmckinley.posterous.com/dc-earthquake-devastation#)

Optima
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:41 PM
it can't be real, noth-east of usa/canada is may be the oldest and most stable continental crust, there aren't earthquakes there! let's hope it's not a big quake, japan was enough this year

You obviously don't know anything about geology. Didn't feel it here in Louisville (Kentucky) but the area has been known to trigger the largest earthquakes recorded on the continent before (8.9 9.0ish back in the 1800s.)

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:43 PM
Hope everyone and everything is fine :scared:
Thanks, covers lot of ground but did not do much damage.

hurricanejeanne
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:44 PM
This was an awfully powerful quake for the region. So crazy!

We had a baby one here in Oklahoma in the spring and I thought I was going to pass out from being dizzy until I realized what happened.

Glad to hear everyones okay so far. :hug:

Sylvester
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:45 PM
Lady JaJa is such a drama queen even earthquakes happen in her matches. I bet a tornado will happen when she plays in Miami or in an Asian tournament! :lol:

(Now seriously, I hope nobody got hurt in the earthquake)

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:46 PM
it can't be real, noth-east of usa/canada is may be the oldest and most stable continental crust, there aren't earthquakes there! let's hope it's not a big quake, japan was enough this year
So what do you think it is? An inside job?

Bijoux0021
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:46 PM
I felt it, too, here in New York. It was very strong and very long. I was sleeping and for a second, I thought I was dreaming. I woke up, still laying on the bed. My eyes wide open and I felt the bed trembling, rocking back and forth. I saw the windows shaking. The whole apartment shaking, swaying back and forth. That's when I realize it was not a dream. After it stopped, I looked out the window. Then I heard and saw people who had just came out of their apartments talking on the street, asking one another if they've felt the trembling. WOW! It was something. :scared: I didn't have a chance to really get scared, but I was confused and worried.

Raiden
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:46 PM
So American east cost is also earthquake prone?

I didn't know that.

Mr.Sharapova
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:47 PM
Hope everyone out there is ok :hug:.

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:49 PM
So American east cost is also earthquake prone?

I didn't know that.
No t really.

We don't even have earth quake preparations as they do on the West Coast.
Our building codes are nor earth quake resistant

Raiden
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:49 PM
it can't be real, noth-east of usa/canada is may be the oldest and most stable continental crust, there aren't earthquakes there!Hangover you really like to shoot your mouth off, don't you?

First you claim all Asians are ugly and now a place that just had a real earthquake must have been a fake one :lol:

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:50 PM
Seimologist say, that East Coast Earthquakes are felt much further, cause the earth is more solid, hard and rigid (less soft). So the tremor travels much further, cause the rigid rock shakes very hard.

Ya. We kinda get/know that now. Lol.

West Coast Earthquakes, since the land is more soft (from the more constant seismic activity), don't travel nearly as far. OK.

They claim this thing was felt as far as North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Georgia, Illinois-USA, and Windsor, and Toronto Canada.

A 5.9, 85 mi out of DC, and 35 mi, out of Richmond, VA (in Mineral, VA), being felt so damn far.

Wow! Crazy!!

All my friends and colleagues, are like WHOA!!

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:51 PM
I felt it, too, here in New York. It was very strong and very long. I was sleeping and for a second, I thought I was dreaming. I woke up, still laying on the bed. My eyes wide open and I felt the bed trembling, rocking back and forth. I saw the windows shaking. The whole apartment shaking, swaying back and forth. That's when I realize it was not a dream. After it stopped, I looked out the window. Then I heard and saw people who had just came out of their apartments talking on the street, asking one another if they've felt the trembling. WOW! It was something. :scared: I didn't have a chance to really get scared, but I was confused and worried.
Someone from work located in NJ send us email and said that at her husband work, they felt it for several minutes, which is very unusual for earth quakes I have seen covered n TV.

Kipling
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:52 PM
Considering we're coming up on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I don't think too many people in DC or NY are laughing....

timafi
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:52 PM
I am in Chicago and thought I was dizzy for a minute but it was just the damn earthquake :lol: :help: :scared:

Princeza
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:53 PM
Crazy Jeja. Hopefully everyone is ok.

Libertango
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:53 PM
Hope people are OK.

Alejandrawrrr
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:54 PM
Jankovic must have held serve.

laurie
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:56 PM
I hope everyone is ok. But Jankovic is now 26 years old, when is she going to realise she's now an experienced player and actually stop playing every week? I'm starting to wonder whether she really wants to be a great player / champion.

tennisfan5
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:56 PM
felt it...it was very quick.

of course though it would happen during a JJ match...wonder if there in anything in the rules of tennis about a "let" for an earthquake

Hapsara
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:56 PM
Jankovic must have held serve.

:lol::lol:

itzhak
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:57 PM
The match was suspended in Foot fault, I mean, Vesnina was standing well but the line just moved toward her feet....

In The Zone
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:57 PM
Considering we're coming up on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I don't think too many people in DC or NY are laughing....

That's exactly it. All the cell phones immediately stopped working as everyone freaked out. I was out to lunch and the booths started swaying. Cars in the road stopped and just moved around.

I wonder what Jelena's reaction was. :lol:

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:04 PM
So American east cost is also earthquake prone?

I didn't know that.

It's the opposite. It's because, we're not used to getting them in the first place, why it's a big deal, funny feeling, and why it traveled so far up the coast (cause of the rigid rock) actually.

It's the first, I ever clearly felt, or remember here in NY.

There may of been others in the past, that were so faint, you were like, "What was that (if you noticed at all)". This was more clear!

NBC say the Reporters in Martha's Vineyard, MA covering Obama, at a Golf course, felt it as well.

Bijoux0021
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:05 PM
I am in Chicago and thought I was dizzy for a minute but it was just the damn earthquake :lol: :help: :scared:
Earlier this year in New York, there was a slight earthquake. I was sitting at my computer when I felt it. I, too, thought I was dizzy for a minute. The floor was shaking under me and felt lightheaded. It was weird.

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:06 PM
Has played resumed in NH?

Sammo
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:08 PM
Hope everyone's OK in America. I also hope there's footage of this :lol:


Jankovic: OMGGG!!! :eek: Mummm!!! Do something!
Snezana: :rolleyes:

égalité
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:09 PM
Oh my god :speakles:

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:15 PM
Hope everyone's OK in America. I also hope there's footage of this :lol:


Jankovic: OMGGG!!! :eek: Mummm!!! Do something!
Snezana: :rolleyes:

I believe everyone is OK, but I have yet to see any dramatic footage as you would normally see on the west coast, the Caribbean or Asian.

It covered a large area, but no serious damage has been reported.

I did hear that a nuclear power pant was being close in Virginia, but I think it is probably a precautionary measure rather than a dangerous situation.

tonybotz
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:16 PM
it was just a little shake - felt it here in brooklyn, nyc. very scary though

Sammo
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:18 PM
I believe everyone is OK, but I have yet to see any dramatic footage as you would normally see on the west coast, the Caribbean or Asian.

It covered a large area, but no serious damage has been reported.

I did hear that a nuclear power pant was being close in Virginia, but I think it is probably a precautionary measure rather than a dangerous situation.

No no, footage of the Jankovic match, I just lmao imagining her face :lol:

pedropt
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:18 PM
:scared:

edificio
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:20 PM
The earthquake was very shallow, that's why it was felt in such a large region. USGS report. (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_big.php)

I checked the weather to see why the match was suspended. No rain, earthquake. Incredible.

They took Jelena's match off the scoreboard, so I don't know if it is postponed or cancelled or it just means nothing.

Rocketta
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:21 PM
Seimologist say, that East Coast Earthquakes are felt much further, cause the earth is more solid, hard and rigid (less soft). So the tremor travels much further, cause the rigid rock shakes very hard.

Ya. We kinda get/know that now. Lol.

West Coast Earthquakes, since the land is more soft (from the more constant seismic activity), don't travel nearly as far. OK.

They claim this thing was felt as far as North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Georgia, Illinois-USA, and Windsor, and Toronto Canada.

A 5.9, 85 mi out of DC, and 35 mi, out of Richmond, VA (in Mineral, VA), being felt so damn far.

Wow! Crazy!!

All my friends and colleagues, are like WHOA!!

Yeah, I'm in Richmond and we really felt it! :scared: I ran out of my apt, I thought the ceiling was going to cave in. :help:

My sister felt it in North Carolina and she's about 15 miles from SC on the coast. :help:

hablo
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:24 PM
I felt it at work in Toronto: my chair was feeling funny (ie shaking a little - hard to describe) while I was sitting in front my computer at my desk. I work downtown, 6th floor of a building, but I thought it was just me because when I looked outside people were walking as if nothing was happening. Then a colleague came to ask me if I felt the earthquake! :lol:

Hangover you really like to shoot your mouth off, don't you?

First you claim all Asians are ugly and now a place that just had a real earthquake must have been a fake one :lol:
Right... this poster is something else! :tape:
Hope everyone's OK in America. I also hope there's footage of this :lol:


Jankovic: OMGGG!!! :eek: Mummm!!! Do something!
Snezana: :rolleyes:

:haha:

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:25 PM
No no, footage of the Jankovic match, I just lmao imagining her face :lol:
Why are so many poster fixated on Jankovic as if she had something to do with it?

danieln1
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:25 PM
Is this a first in tennis???

Poor girls, jokes aside, it must have been really scary to go through

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:26 PM
Yeah, I'm in Richmond and we really felt it! :scared: I ran out of my apt, I thought the ceiling was going to cave in. :help:

My sister felt it in North Carolina and she's about 15 miles from SC on the coast. :help:

Wow! That's deep Rocketta. Ours wasn't intense like that.

Hope your family is calm. I just heard the Mayor of Mineral, VA on. She was freaking!

They claim after shocks WILL def be felt in your area. So be prepared. Good luck with that. Hopefully, they won't travel as far up here this time, if the Richter scale reading is lower for the after shocks.

We'll see?

DefyingGravity
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:26 PM
While I was driving from Athens, Ohio to Parkersburg, West Virginia, I felt the shaking. I thought it was the car.

kris719
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:27 PM
east coast :lol:

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:30 PM
Originally Posted by jerriy http://imgsrv2.tennisuniverse.com/wtaworld/images2007/buttons/lastpost.gif (http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?p=20108782#post20108782)
Hangover you really like to shoot your mouth off, don't you?

First you claim all Asians are ugly and now a place that just had a real earthquake must have been a fake one :lol:





Right... this poster is something else! :tape:


:haha:

Yes, He ( Yes I venture to say Hangover is a man) demeans and objectifies women, makes racially insensitive comments

Rocketta
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:32 PM
Wow! That's deep Rocketta. Ours wasn't intense like that.

Hope your family is calm. I just heard the Mayor of Mineral, VA on. She was freaking!

They claim after shocks WILL def be felt in your area. So be prepared. Good luck with that. Hopefully, they won't travel as far up here this time, if the Richter scale reading is lower for the after shocks.

We'll see?

Yeah well at first I thought it was a washing machine trying to shake/jump it's way through the ceiling then I realized hey it's the whole building..... :eek: ..... :bolt:

My sister only felt a slight shaking/swaying... like most people in the outer lying areas.

DefyingGravity
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:44 PM
east coast :lol:

I know right? People in California, Oregon, and Washington were probably all like "Please!"

I mean, I slept through the Northridge Earthquake in 1994...I was 4 years old at the time, lol. Think I also slept through the Landers earthquake as well. Dumb, lol.

TheHangover
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:52 PM
You obviously don't know anything about geology. Didn't feel it here in Louisville (Kentucky) but the area has been known to trigger the largest earthquakes recorded on the continent before (8.9 9.0ish back in the 1800s.)

i'm a geophysic, don't know the regional geology of that particular region but i know that north american basaltic plateau is one of the oldest continental crusts of the world together with central russia, i know that in that region there aren't transform fault like San Andrea's and there aren't plates in subsidence like Nazca-South America or Pacific-Japan and i know that since i'm on earth i never listened of an earthquake in ny while i know of dozens of quakes in: Chile, Japan, Turkia, Iran, Carifornia, italy, China

hablo
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:59 PM
i'm a geophysic, don't know the regional geology of that particular region but i know that north american basaltic plateau is one of the oldest continental crusts of the world together with central russia, i know that in that region there aren't transform fault like San Andrea's and there aren't plates in subsidence like Nazca-South America or Pacific-Japan and i know that since i'm on earth i never listened of an earthquake in ny while i know of dozens of quakes in: Chile, Japan, Turkia, Iran, Carifornia, italy, China

There have been earthquakes in Canada before.

Here's an article to educate you on the subject:

http://ottawa.openfile.ca/ottawa/file/2011/03/canadas-history-earthquakes

Here's another article about recent tremor felt in Quebec and Ontario.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2011/03/16/earthquake-western-quebec.html

TheHangover
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:01 PM
Hangover you really like to shoot your mouth off, don't you?

First you claim all Asians are ugly and now a place that just had a real earthquake must have been a fake one :lol:


sorry my was an exclamation, i didn't want to tell that i didn't belive that, i didn't want to hurt your sensibility

TheHangover
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:07 PM
There have been earthquakes in Canada before.

Here's an article to educate you on the subject:

http://ottawa.openfile.ca/ottawa/file/2011/03/canadas-history-earthquakes

Here's another article about recent tremor felt in Quebec and Ontario.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2011/03/16/earthquake-western-quebec.html


http://ocha.unog.ch/drptoolkit/HazardInfo&MonitoringTools/Earthquakes/GlobalSeismicRiskMap.gif

i thought north-east of usa was in the white area, but anyway, the seismic hazard is really low

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:12 PM
i'm a geophysic, don't know the regional geology of that particular region but i know that north american basaltic plateau is one of the oldest continental crusts of the world together with central russia, i know that in that region there aren't transform fault like San Andrea's and there aren't plates in subsidence like Nazca-South America or Pacific-Japan and i know that since i'm on earth i never listened of an earthquake in ny while i know of dozens of quakes in: Chile, Japan, Turkia, Iran, Carifornia, italy, China

I thought I was done with my Earthquake responses. But let me chime in here.

The last great Earth quake of the 1800's, on the East Coast took place in Missouri (it was a 7.7, I think). That one was so strong, it changed the course of the Missisipi River.

Earth quakes do take place in NY/East Coast of N. America occasionally. You usually just don't feel them.

The plate tectonics in this area, may not be very geologically active (practically nil). But there are fracture faults here. Plus, just because we have very old, solid rock here, it doesn't mean we don't have earthquakes. We do. It just means, there usually very infrequent, and very low on the Richter scale, when felt (if ever at all). They're more underground tumbling's.

Now a 5.9 is abnormally large for the East Coast of America (coming out of Central Virginia, especially at only 3mi deep). But the solidity of the rock you mentioned (along with the shallow epi-center), can transfer the vibration 10X as much as a West Coast earth quake, where the ground is more soft, and seismically active, with active faults to dissipate the vibration over large regions, unlike the East Coast.

We do get earth quakes. They're just very small, and infrequent, usually (and for different seismic reasons).

No where is immune (though we are greatly protected here)! This is the earth! She's alive and active!

TheHangover
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:16 PM
I thought I was done with my Earthquake responses. But let me chime in here.

The last great Earth quake of the 1800's, on the East Coast took place in Missouri (it was a 7.7, I think). It changed the course of the Missisipi River.


Earth quakes do take place in NY occasionally.

The plate tectonics in this area, may not be as geologically active (practically nil). But there are fracture faults here. Plus, just because we have very old, solid rock here, it doesn't mean we don't have earthquakes. We do. It just means, there usually very infrequent, and very low on Richter scale, when felt.

Now a 5.9 is abnormally large for the East Coast of America (coming out of Central Virginia, especially at only 3mi deep). But the solidity of the rock you mentioned (along with the shallow epi-center), can transfer the vibration 10X as much as a West Coast earth quake, where the ground is more soft, and seismically active, with active faults to dissipate the vibration over large regions.


thanks for the polite explanation

Adrian.
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:20 PM
I blame Domachokeska's thread

:oh::oh::oh:

It's not my fault :lol:

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:21 PM
i'm a geophysic, don't know the regional geology of that particular region but i know that north american basaltic plateau is one of the oldest continental crusts of the world together with central russia, i know that in that region there aren't transform fault like San Andrea's and there aren't plates in subsidence like Nazca-South America or Pacific-Japan and i know that since i'm on earth i never listened of an earthquake in ny while i know of dozens of quakes in: Chile, Japan, Turkia, Iran, Carifornia, italy, China
What you have studied is certainly true, and your post would not have been perceived so offensive of we are discussing probability of an earth quake happening in the future.
I think given what you just revealed, everyone would defer to you.


But is has already happened, and some posters are stating they felt it, it is being reported TV and internet across several states and that it happened, yet you say it is not real.
As if what is being reported is made up to serve some sinister purpose.

You were in fact questioning whether people were of sound minds to be reporting/believing such nonsense

In The Zone
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:30 PM
Do you know when Rita would throw her wand into the ground on Earth below and the monster would grow causing an earthquake?

Jankovic has returned from the break and won 2 straight games quickly ..............

ICHUSE2
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:30 PM
It was crazy...I need a drink...I lived in japan for 3 years 03-06...never felt anything like this!

TheHangover
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:33 PM
What you have studied is certainly true, and your post would not have been perceived so offensive of we are discussing probability of an earth quake happening in the future.
I think given what you just revealed, everyone would defer to you.


But is has already happened, and some posters are stating they felt it, it is being reported TV and internet across several states and that it happened, yet you say it is not real.
As if what is being reported is made up to serve some sinister purpose.

You were in fact questioning whether people were of sound minds to be reporting/believing such nonsense


sorry but i think you are making this thing too big and i think you should get over it, here is what i wrote:
"it can't be real, noth-east of usa/canada is may be the oldest and most stable continental crust, there aren't earthquakes there! let's hope it's not a big quake, japan was enough this year"
i'm not very fluent in english, the first part was en exclamation because i really thought quakes in those regions were almost impossible, then i wrote: "let's hope it's not a big quake, japan was enough this year" so it's clear that i wasn't doubting of what the other posters said. do you have to split hairs over every single sentence? Can we end this discussion here?

RobinT83
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:38 PM
Any link for New Haven today?

vozas
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:42 PM
Only during a match featuring Her Royal Highness the Empress :worship:

10sMan
Aug 23rd, 2011, 08:49 PM
I was in starbucks and I tripped out that somebody was messing with my chair. We looked at each other and one guy said sorry it was me :bounce:

Excelscior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 09:11 PM
Now We got a Hurricane Irene Watch here on the East Coast/North East for the weekend. I hope it misses the US altogether.

Right now the Hurricane is a Category 2, near the Bahamas and possibly Hispaniola (D. Republic, Haiti) next, with Fla on it's sights (and the East Coast of the North East US possibly).

I hope not/we'll see? The earthquake was enough.

Right now, the weather has been great in NY (75-80 degrees Fahrenheit, low humidity, no rain), and has been this way for a few weeks now.

That's perfect weather for (what) a Tennis Tournament. Lol

frenchie
Aug 23rd, 2011, 09:40 PM
What a drama queen JJ is!!!

Mary Cherry.
Aug 23rd, 2011, 09:45 PM
How have I only just heard about this? :eek:

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 09:53 PM
What a drama queen JJ is!!!
What exactly did she do?

frenchie
Aug 23rd, 2011, 09:57 PM
What exactly did she do?

buy a sense of humour:rolleyes:

tennisbum79
Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:08 PM
buy a sense of humour:rolleyes:
OK.

But I don't really find it funny.

This was a earth quake and I think lot of other people were scared

LightWarrior
Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:11 PM
i'm a geophysic, don't know the regional geology of that particular region but i know that north american basaltic plateau is one of the oldest continental crusts of the world together with central russia, i know that in that region there aren't transform fault like San Andrea's and there aren't plates in subsidence like Nazca-South America or Pacific-Japan and i know that since i'm on earth i never listened of an earthquake in ny while i know of dozens of quakes in: Chile, Japan, Turkia, Iran, Carifornia, italy, China

Indeed this earthquake doesn't seem very natural to me. Probably caused by HAARP.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HAARP

C. Drone
Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:32 PM
How have I only just heard about this? :eek:

like Boris (http://twitter.com/#!/Becker_Boris)... late to the party. He tweeted ~2 hour after the thing :sobbing:


@Becker_Boris Boris Becker
Bad storm hit eastcoast in the USA

@Becker_Boris Boris Becker
Earthquake maybe ...

edificio
Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:35 PM
like Boris (http://twitter.com/#!/Becker_Boris)... late to the party. He tweeted ~2 hour after the thing :sobbing:


@Becker_Boris Boris Becker
Bad storm hit eastcoast in the USA

@Becker_Boris Boris Becker
Earthquake maybe ...

:rolls:

:rolleyes:

antonella
Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:40 PM
PICTURE OF EARTHQUAKE DEVESTATION IN D.C.:

http://posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/jmckinley/HsmnBdgAadrHDpxEzrEkpCjciGHFxgFrzHboCGBlIJoFJFcBEq BIkamCniGe/media_httpFamousDCcom_aEwdF.jpg.scaled500.jpg

kris719
Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:55 PM
^:lol: truth

moemoe
Aug 23rd, 2011, 11:23 PM
I didn't feel anything in SC where I live, but other people say they felt it.

Miracle Worker
Aug 23rd, 2011, 11:51 PM
Indeed this earthquake doesn't seem very natural to me. Probably caused by HAARP.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HAARP

No, it wasn't HAARP.

According to Won-Young Kim, who runs the seismographic network for the Northeast at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, earthquakes in this part of USA are possible:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/16/new-york-city-is-overdue-_n_824106.html

Excelscior
Aug 24th, 2011, 12:32 AM
No, it wasn't HAARP.

According to Won-Young Kim, who runs the seismographic network for the Northeast at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, earthquakes in this part of USA are possible:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/16/new-york-city-is-overdue-_n_824106.html


That is correct.

That part of Virginia, is a known/active earthquake zone (that helped form the Appalachian Mountains). It's just the first time that it registered above a 4.7-5.0 in over 100 years (since 1897) that we can actually feel, especially all the way up the East Coast.

Jane Lane
Aug 24th, 2011, 12:35 AM
"According to Vesnina, Maria Kirilenko was filming "We survived the earthquake" footage while they waited out on the grass."

:haha:

longtin23
Aug 24th, 2011, 01:02 AM
:lol: Drama Queen

martinahfan7
Aug 24th, 2011, 03:13 AM
Here's a news report on the evacuation at the tournament:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cllah0ydOQA

Jane Lane
Aug 24th, 2011, 03:20 AM
:hysteric: Nadia would have been through 4 earthquakes.