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    OT Earthquake in Baja California and California

    Anyone felt it?

    I've got the report from the National Seismologic Service reporting a 6.9 degree earthquake in Baja California, but apparently it hit LA and San Diego pretty hard.

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    nope, but I am wondering if tectonics or at least seismological events are more common this year than in past years. Seems a lot of big quakes recently.

    http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/Q...i14607652.html
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    I'm in orange county and felt it pretty good, a real rolling sensation
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    Quote Originally Posted by rdhfreethought
    nope, but I am wondering if tectonics or at least seismological events are more common this year than in past years. Seems a lot of big quakes recently.

    http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/Q...i14607652.html

    Ya, its global warming for sure.

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    All over the news in Phoenix even. Nothing serious but shook some buildings enough for people to evacuate. Saw some video of a pool with the water sloshing all over too. Of course I missed the whole thing since I was riding up North...
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    I felt it in the seat of my pants! I'm in oceanside on the second floor and the building gave a fun shake. It never got too intense but it was definitely similar to being on a ship. The hangers in my closet were all rocking
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gemini2k05
    Ya, its global warming for sure.
    The quake was only 6.9 degrees... That sounds like global cooling to me.

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    Felt it in Phoenix, it was a little weird, just felt like waves for 20 seconds or so. Honestly since we don't really have earthquakes, I thought it was a truck rolling by.

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    Felt it for sure in San Diego. Pretty wacky feeling.
    Scientists are saying it loaded up the San Andreas fault around Palm Springs/Salton Sea area and they're expecting the "big one" this week. Get your earthquake kits ready kids! It might be a bumpy week!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rdhfreethought
    nope, but I am wondering if tectonics or at least seismological events are more common this year than in past years. Seems a lot of big quakes recently.

    http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/Q...i14607652.html

    lets hope that was it, and no earth quake hits this big mean baby (Mexico City) otherwise it would dissapear

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    Quote Originally Posted by cesalec
    lets hope that was it, and no earth quake hits this big mean baby (Mexico City) otherwise it would dissapear
    Not if you live in the south (Pedregal - volcanic rock underneath protects my house )

    A big quake like in 85 will come eventually....

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    Quote Originally Posted by tacubaya
    Not if you live in the south (Pedregal - volcanic rock underneath protects my house )

    A big quake like in 85 will come eventually....
    yep Mexico City is in a bad spot...plus a lot of that land was filled in (use to be many lakes) so you have liquidfaction...which increases severity of damage.

    What is really bad is the whole San Andreas Fault is really active right now. Maybe a big one for California coming too...yikes
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    I was in a cave in the mojave desert when this quake happened,
    actualy the tour guide(unkowingly while it happened) said it was the safest place to be during one
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    yep Mexico City is in a bad spot...plus a lot of that land was filled in (use to be many lakes) so you have liquidfaction...which increases severity of damage.

    What is really bad is the whole San Andreas Fault is really active right now. Maybe a big one for California coming too...yikes
    Yeah, but that's mostly in downtown Mexico City... for example I live close to a dormant volcano that erupted long ago and filled the land with volcanic rock so I don't feel most of the quakes, plus the volcanic rock sure makes a kickass surface to lay house foundations (very difficult but very safe).

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