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#142160 - 07/30/08 01:19 AM Re: Earthquake in SoCal [Re: comlpro]
Chris Kavanaugh Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/09/01
Posts: 3824
Piewacket is a silent ETS veteran. This is the cat, who still only some 10 months old violently attacked my leg as I tried leaving. It was during a violent winter rainstorm. A massive California live oak branch of some 4' diameter came crashing down. It took out the stairwell, a few cars and my nieghbor's wall.I would have been descending that stairwell.Now he wakes me up at 5A.M. biting my ear until I get up and feed him.

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#142161 - 07/30/08 01:36 AM Re: Earthquake in SoCal [Re: Chris Kavanaugh]
wildman800 Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 2809
Loc: La-USA
Piewacket is my kind of Feline Critter!!!
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#142165 - 07/30/08 01:45 AM Re: Earthquake in SoCal [Re: wildman800]
dweste Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 02/16/08
Posts: 2463
Loc: Central California
Check out what they say is the TNT equivalent and likely physical effect of 10.0 and 12.0 quakes here:

http://www.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/magnitude.html

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#142169 - 07/30/08 02:04 AM Re: Earthquake in SoCal [Re: Chris Kavanaugh]
dougwalkabout Offline
Crazy Canuck
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 2667
Loc: Alberta, Canada


Edited by dougwalkabout (07/30/08 02:05 AM)

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#142189 - 07/30/08 05:44 AM Re: Earthquake in SoCal [Re: dougwalkabout]
horizonseeker Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 07/12/05
Posts: 84
santa monica here had partial black out, my apt was without power when I came home. was hoping USC would be too so they would cancel class today (work was really bad last couple weeks and didn't feel like going to class today) but the school had no power interruptions so off to school I went.

7 hours later I came back and the power was already restored.

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