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Jpyle 08-23-2011 06:16 PM

VA earthquake
A 5.9 magnitude EQ with an epicenter in Virginia struck at 1:53pm est. Anybody feel it.

I am presently in northern DE and the shaking was noticable.

orangello 08-23-2011 06:17 PM

Weird! Wasn't there one in Colorado earlier today? OK, so yesterday, but still that is two biggies pretty close. jinkies!

Glasshartt 08-23-2011 06:24 PM

Wow, that far north?

Firearms4ever 08-23-2011 06:28 PM

I was asleep when it struck, threw me off the couch.

Bigcountry02 08-23-2011 06:31 PM

Besides the USGS sites:

Live Earthquakes Map

Colorado was 3.9 about 4 hours ago

Arizona was 2.3 about 4 hours ago

Start watching the Sun and its activity. See the youtube video below:


5.3 MAG 2011/08/23 05:46:19 37.070 -104.700 4.0 11 km ( 7 mi) SW of Cokedale, CO

MAG: 5.9
UTC: 2011/08/23 17:51:03
LAT Deg: 37.975
LONG Deg: -77.969
Depth KM: 1.0
Location: 6 km ( 4 mi) SSE of Louisa, VA

tshoot91 08-23-2011 07:19 PM

Here in smalltown Ohio ( 70 miles west of columbus), we felt minor shaking for about fourth seconds. Definitely noticeable.

JohnJak 08-23-2011 07:22 PM

Michigan felt it.

orangello 08-23-2011 07:46 PM


Originally Posted by cddbrowns (Post 568560)
Stay tuned to the TV, there should be a press conference soon where Obama is blaming Bush for this as well.........and then Hurricane Bush will hit here on Saturday too.......

I blame the added weight of the illegal immigrants and the weight of all those useless bears. :p

bkt 08-23-2011 07:55 PM

It was felt in Western New York (Monroe & Livingston counties).

bkt 08-23-2011 08:07 PM

Am I the only one mystified at the correlation between coronal holes and terrestrial earthquakes? It seems there may really be a correlation. Does anyone have a link that explains this in scientific terms??

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