4.3 earthquake in IL

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4.3 earthquake in IL

by Alpinist » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:31 pm

A 4.3 earthquake shook the northwestern suburbs of Chicago this morning at about 4am, not far from where I live. I didn't feel it but my pet birds woke me up in a panic.

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by BobSmith » Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:55 pm

YOW!

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by xDoogiex » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:46 pm

We had one like 2 years ago. I was laying on the ground and don't remember noticing any shaking but I can still remember the sound. Like a heavy grinding sound. I thought a tank was driving around outside

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by Alpinist » Wed Feb 10, 2010 11:25 pm

I lived in the SF Bay Area for 10 years and experienced quite a few tremblers while I was out there, including the Loma Prieta earthquake. I don't think my neighbors are too used to these things though. Fortunately, they're pretty small round these parts.

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by woodsxc » Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:05 pm

They downgraded it to a 3.8.


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