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Old 09-03-2016, 08:17 AM   #1
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Earthquake

This morning we were awakened by our motorhome feeling like someone or thing was pushing it up and down, Lasted several seconds, then did it again.
Turns out it was from an earthquake on Oklahoma.
How many others have experienced this?
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Old 09-03-2016, 08:49 AM   #2
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My daughter lives in Denton Texas and they felt it this morning. Said it shook their house!!!
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NW Arkansas,,, YES,,, I was dropping my trailers at work and heard the rumble... Wife said our Danes "perked up" at home east of there.... A big one for sure... They say it ties the biggest ever in OK.....
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Old 09-03-2016, 10:11 AM   #4
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Live 50 miles from the epicenter, lasted about 3 minutes. Will be doing some tuck pointing next week in the stone work. It sounded like a train was coming before it hit.
We are loading up the MH and heading for the lake today.
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Wife was up by Stillwater Oklahoma and said it was 5.6 and originated at Pawnee Ok.
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We are not in Oklahoma, but in California we experience that quite often. The last time it was a 5.0 and the epicenter was about 2 miles from our house. It literally felt and sounded like someone picked up our house about 2 feet and dropped it. We got lucky and didn't have any damage, but we continued to get aftershocks for several hours. So we slept in our MH that night, as we keep it at our house. It was rocking all night. The MH is a great "Earthquake Kit" to have here in California.
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An RV can be a "Life Boat" in these events.

Lived through the '89 Loma Prieta (7.3 quake). Those in RV's were safe and comfortable as long as their water and fuel lasted, when many were not so.

So now, we never park the RV for storage without full fuel and water tanks.

Safe travels
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A quake in '99 sent our house into a up and down wave motion. I think it was because Hector spit on a sacred rock.

http://scedc.caltech.edu/significant...rmine1999.html
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An RV can be a "Life Boat" in these events.
Great advice, I need to fill the H2O tank.
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An RV can be a "Life Boat" in these events.

Lived through the '89 Loma Prieta (7.3 quake). Those in RV's were safe and comfortable as long as their water and fuel lasted, when many were not so.

So now, we never park the RV for storage without full fuel and water tanks.

Safe travels
Same here. Lived in Salinas and from that day forth our RV was always packed and ready to go.

We had no power for three days and couldn't even buy gasoline because no one had power in the county. We all fill at half tank level now.

It is a good excuse to buy an RV in case the big one hits.

I imagine a lot of people there in the Midwest got a pretty good scare.
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