We live in Victorville, which is very close to Barstow. Four of us were watching tv in the family room and the only one that felt it was hubby. We told him he was hallucinating. I guess he got the last laugh.
I most definitely did feel it - I was on MC when it hit - about 8:15pm or so....
I automatically went to the bathroom as Christin, my wife, was giving our son, Grant, a bath. In the event that it got worse or there was another, I wanted to be nearby.
Earthquakes freak me out to some degree - I'll never forget Whittier Narrows in late 1987, the Bay Quake in Oct 1989, and Northridge in January 1994 and then there was one this past July where we sustained structural damage the my office in Tustin. What freaked me out more was that I couldn't make calls home and they couldn't make calls either.
And that's one of the many reasons why I'm glad I moved out of state. I maybe cold, but no earthquakes.
Hope everyone's okay.
Well about 10 years ago a good size quake hit Seattle. And let's not forget a mountain up there that goes by the name of St. Helens.
As for me. I'm in Newport Beach. I was on the second floor of my house. DIP Jr was playing Lego Indiana Jones and I felt the floor shake. He was bouncing his legs so I thought it was shaking because of that. I just asked him to bounce his legs again. The floor didn't shake. Must have been the earthquake.
One of my friends is curious to feel an earthquake. As of this morning, teeny aftershocks continue from the magniture 5 the other day.
Initially after Northride, I was nervous at night. During the day, not so much. Now, it's been long enough that even at night they don't phase me too much. Maybe some of that is I'm used to the house shaking when the freight trains go by at night.
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