6.7 Earthquake off Vancouver Island
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09-10-2011, 01:33 AM
Join Date: Nov 2007
That xkcd comic
is so true. I felt the quake very faintly and went immediately to check the USGS site for more information; upon finding nothing I searched twitter and found hundreds were already talking about it.
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I'm in Parksville and didn't feel a thing. Not many people I've spoken to or heard from that live here did. Weird that a good majority say it was felt in Nanaimo, but not in Parksville, and felt in Courtenay, but not in Campbell River. I'm no geography whiz but something doesn't add up.
There must be so many factors at play here. What height of building someone was in, what the building is built on (ie. is it a silty area or is it built on rock, etc), what the person was doing at the time..
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