FF:SA Sign Here if you Survived the 16/4/2010 Adelaide Earthquake! And the 19/10/11 One!!!

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Adalia-Durron, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    Yup! The earth moved for me!!


    Re opened for those of us who heard and felt it!!
  2. shadowself Jedi Knight

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    Apr 4, 2007
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    I thought it was a late plane coming in low to land - loud rumbling that got louder. Not so much shaking here - the house just creaked once.
  3. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    I was laying on the lounge watching TV and at first I thought it was a huge gust of wind, then I sat up and thought 'explosion' but by the time I stood up and the whole house was rumbling and windows shaking, I knew what it was. Then I had two kids freaking out, not to mention a husband stumbling (from a dead sleep) down the passage asking me What the Heck!?!?!?
  4. Sabre_11 Jedi Grand Master

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    Jun 1, 2005
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    My Facebook friends have joined 30 unique earthquake-related groups since it happened only an hour ago. Way overboard!
  5. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    I know, there are hundreds of groups popping up every minute, it's kinda funny!
  6. PadmeDurron Jedi Knight

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    Oct 19, 2009
    P Durron

    signed :)
    i knew it was coming, i woke up 30 secs before and ive been feeling wierd all arvo :S

    hope all are ok :)
  7. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    5AA (no I dont listen, just found it on a random forum) say it was 3.2 on the richtor scale.


    EDIT: Justifier has found the official site and it is officially saying 3.9 now.
  8. Darth_Meanders Force Ghost

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    May 23, 2004
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    Felt it up here. Got the first rumble which felt like a strong gust of wind on the house or a large truck driving by, then a second or two of stronger shaking.
  9. Obi-Wan_Toddi Former SAFF CR

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    Feb 7, 2005
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    It was a tremor in the force, wasn't it? :p
  10. Darth_Meanders Force Ghost

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    May 23, 2004
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    xkcd
  11. LittleTinGoddess Force Ghost

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    Oct 7, 2006
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    I'm upstairs in a block of flats and our windows rattled and my couch moved! It scared me for a few minutes!! Adam said it was just the wind but I didn't think so cos our unit actually shook!! My first earthquake. Woo!!
  12. Sabre_11 Jedi Grand Master

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    Jun 1, 2005
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    My favourite web comic [face_love]
  13. I_am_Kooky Sth Aust. Chapter Representative

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    Jun 28, 2004
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    I survied! I thought it was a train crash at th train station (as I work about it) :p
  14. GoddessJainaSoloFel Force Ghost

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    Nov 18, 2004
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    Tyken and I slept through it. Never knew it happened.
  15. TK1571 Jedi Grand Master

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    Sep 10, 2003
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    Earthquake!!!!!


    What earthquake [face_whistling]

    slept right through it we did!!

    I-)
  16. oz_skipp Jedi Master

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    Apr 20, 2004
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    I was at a mate's band. Didn't hear or feel a thing.

    I didn't notice my first earthquake in Japan either. No sense, no feeling I guess.
  17. Kempy Jedi Padawan

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    Apr 19, 2010
    i slept right through it!
  18. beezel26 Force Ghost

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    May 11, 2003
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    Go back to bed it wasn't even a 4.0
  19. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    Yep, was awake having just relocated to the lounge due to my husbands snoring (he's got a cold) and then .....his cricket trophy fell off the wall unit! WE HAVE DAMAGE! LOL!!
  20. Darth_Meanders Force Ghost

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    May 23, 2004
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    The only damage was to my sleep patterns after being woken up at 2:22am.
  21. I_am_Kooky Sth Aust. Chapter Representative

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    Almost asleep and I heard/felt it. First coherent thought was "Plane crash?" then thunder . . .then no idea.
  22. LittleTinGoddess Force Ghost

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    Oct 7, 2006
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    We slept right through it.
  23. TK1571 Jedi Grand Master

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    Sep 10, 2003
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    Same here, woke up around 1am to let dog out and then went back to sleep!!!

    Oh well.