Earthquake in the Philly area?
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08-23-2011, 02:16 PM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: South Bend
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I have an associates degree in Geology. The jolt we felt in PA might well just be a "foreshock" of an imminent larger quake. This is not unheard of. Keep in mind there was a very high magnitude quake in Colorado this morning and after the 1:51 quake (5.9 RS) with epicenter in VA this afternoon there
was another small magnitude (3.3 RS) quake in Albany, NY
. Do NOT run outdoors during a tremor. More people are injured and/or killed from falling debris outside when they run into the streets. Best option is to stand in a doorway or get under a table. A significant fault line runs parallel to the Northeast Corridor.
I haven't seen anything else about this, where are you getting that?
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