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2020-09-19 8:13:14 AM  
Do you want Snake Plissken?

Because that's how you get Snake Plissken.

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2020-09-19 8:14:29 AM  
Never Remember!
 
2020-09-19 8:20:24 AM  
WE WILL REBUILD!
 
2020-09-19 8:24:01 AM  
So what?
 
2020-09-19 8:24:26 AM  
See you down in Arizona Bay!
 
2020-09-19 8:33:25 AM  
Mom's gonna fix it all soon.
 
2020-09-19 8:34:19 AM  
Yawn...  4.5
 
2020-09-19 8:34:39 AM  
That was your only warning. Get out now.
 
2020-09-19 8:39:04 AM  
I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.
 
2020-09-19 8:41:37 AM  

MikeyFuccon: WE WILL REBUILD!


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2020-09-19 8:42:38 AM  
As someone who lives between the San Andreas fault and the long inactive Hayward fault, I found this quake amusing.
 
2020-09-19 8:43:40 AM  

BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.


Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.
 
2020-09-19 8:55:06 AM  

Keyser_Soze_Death: Mom's gonna fix it all soon.


It wasn't nice to fool her, anyway.
 
2020-09-19 8:59:49 AM  

camarugala: So what?


So let's dance!
 
2020-09-19 9:07:50 AM  

alicechaos: Yawn...  4.5


Uhhh with how 2020 is going it could very well be a tremor foreshock before some 9.4 magnitude quake annihilates LA.
 
2020-09-19 9:30:17 AM  
Why didnt the earthquake notification app go off?  Is this thing broke?
 
2020-09-19 9:34:40 AM  
SFV here.  It worked for me, but the phone was in the other room so I never heard it.
 
2020-09-19 9:40:20 AM  

hlehmann: SFV here.  It worked for me, but the phone was in the other room so I never heard it.


My phone was next to me.   I felt the shaking.   Do I need a new app, is there another one to use?  This is some bullshiat.
 
2020-09-19 9:42:57 AM  
You know how when you shake out a match you give it that first timid one that doesn't work before giving it a harder one?

The earth just tried to shake out the fires.
 
2020-09-19 9:47:10 AM  
I lived in Orange County in the 1960's, I remember regular small quakes, used to make my Boxer dog go nuts. It is bad karma to make fun of small quakes.
 
2020-09-19 9:57:33 AM  
The earth didn't move for me.
 
2020-09-19 10:01:51 AM  

raerae1980: Why didnt the earthquake notification app go off?  Is this thing broke?


mine didn't go off either and I was a little unhappy about it.  For those dismissing this earthquake, yes it was relatively. minor and no damage but it was very noticeable and many of us are already on edge with the bobcat fire raging for the last two weeks.  Since we have been on evac warning, at least most of my valuables and papers are all packed up and sitting in my car if I have to make a run for it for either quake or fire...
 
2020-09-19 10:02:59 AM  

Porkbelly: I lived in Orange County in the 1960's, I remember regular small quakes, used to make my Boxer dog go nuts. It is bad karma to make fun of small quakes.


hahah, what quakes?
 
2020-09-19 10:04:36 AM  

lesliepop: raerae1980: Why didnt the earthquake notification app go off?  Is this thing broke?

mine didn't go off either and I was a little unhappy about it.  For those dismissing this earthquake, yes it was relatively. minor and no damage but it was very noticeable and many of us are already on edge with the bobcat fire raging for the last two weeks.  Since we have been on evac warning, at least most of my valuables and papers are all packed up and sitting in my car if I have to make a run for it for either quake or fire...


Its like, C'mon Mother Nature, now is NOT the time.
 
2020-09-19 10:10:45 AM  
Yep, California's getting ready to slide off into the ocean.
It is 2020 afterall...

On a good note that'll put some of those fires out.
 
2020-09-19 10:34:18 AM  
So...I will admit I am a transplant of 21 years.  This is the first time I felt a quake like this.  Just one thump instead of the "hey, it's a foot massage" vibration of every object you own plus yourself.

Since they're doing construction across the way at Caltech, I thought something there had faltered.  (Mr. Clutchery is a great fan of the shows that show how amazing structures are built.  He is an equally great fan of the shows that show engineering catastrophies.)

He laughed at me, picked up our puppy, held me in the doorway until we were sure things were calm and then basically mocked me for not knowing better after 20 years.

This place will never stop being weird.
 
2020-09-19 10:35:23 AM  

Trik: Yep, California's getting ready to slide off into the ocean.
It is 2020 afterall...

On a good note that'll put some of those fires out.


Since you didn't pass Earth Science I'll remind you that the San Andreas fault is a slip-strike fault but I'll let you look up what that actually means.
 
2020-09-19 10:36:39 AM  
I live about 3 miles from the epicenter - it was loud, hard & over quickly (that's what she said) but seriously it was pretty intense - they felt it down into Orange Co
 
2020-09-19 10:42:53 AM  
I'm in Redondo Beach, and it mostly just made me worry that a vase in my living room might fall down.

Weird how possibly life threatening events make you focus on the things that matter. :D
 
2020-09-19 10:49:21 AM  

alicechaos: Yawn...  4.5


4.5 is nothing... Unless you live right on top of that fault. Was like the house got hit by a truck. Threw me and my chair back several inches. And my chair does not have wheels.
 
2020-09-19 10:54:18 AM  

duenor: alicechaos: Yawn...  4.5

4.5 is nothing... Unless you live right on top of that fault. Was like the house got hit by a truck. Threw me and my chair back several inches. And my chair does not have wheels.


Yep - in San Gabriel & it hit hard
 
2020-09-19 10:56:46 AM  
It was the first quake where I actually felt inclined to move to a doorway because I couldn't tell if it was going to be a big one.

The last one I felt was pretty comparable in all respects, but that I one I didn't feel the slightest need to get out of bed. Not sure what the difference is.
 
2020-09-19 11:03:19 AM  
Almost had to get my fat ass under my desk. That was not a fun little roller in Pasadena. I could hear my apartment building moving.
 
2020-09-19 11:11:09 AM  

lesliepop: raerae1980: Why didnt the earthquake notification app go off?  Is this thing broke?

mine didn't go off either and I was a little unhappy about it.  For those dismissing this earthquake, yes it was relatively. minor and no damage but it was very noticeable and many of us are already on edge with the bobcat fire raging for the last two weeks.  Since we have been on evac warning, at least most of my valuables and papers are all packed up and sitting in my car if I have to make a run for it for either quake or fire...


You were too close.

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2020-09-19 11:32:16 AM  
Even the Earth trembles at the passing of RBG.
 
2020-09-19 11:39:04 AM  
went on longer than comfortable in ktown.

it's interesting to watch a 1926 concrete building moving in different directions simultaneously.
 
2020-09-19 11:42:50 AM  

Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.


Have you been on an la freeway when it rains?
 
2020-09-19 12:10:10 PM  

Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.


Yes!! If a tree blows over it makes the evening news.  Growing up in the midwest dodging tornadoes I find this laughable.
 
2020-09-19 12:11:02 PM  
Well, I lived through a 3.1 a couple weeks ago, so I feel your pain (and shakes).
 
2020-09-19 12:12:45 PM  

cwheelie: I live about 3 miles from the epicenter - it was loud, hard & over quickly (that's what she said) but seriously it was pretty intense - they felt it down into Orange Co


Yep, about the same distance from me.

Heard it coming.  Sounded like an approaching heavy lift helicopter at first.

Then the dishes started rattling in the cupboard.

Been thru little ones and big ones and there's always the "how much stronger is this gonna get?" moment every time.

Kinda like an acid trip.
 
2020-09-19 12:24:53 PM  
I'm in Capistrano and didn't feel it.
 
2020-09-19 12:27:46 PM  

Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.


Tell me about it!  The local TV news (Chicago) always leads off with the weatherperson promising to update you later on "the severity of the upcoming storm and the potential for damage", AKA we're going to get some light rain soon.  It's a  hook to keep the "golden agers" watching, since everything is a disaster for them (I'm one myself and they give me a headache) and they are the only ones who watch the news anymore..
 
2020-09-19 12:29:50 PM  
I'm in L.A right now and that quake had the chandeliers in our room swaying.
 
2020-09-19 12:32:47 PM  
Man, an earthquake in Southern California...2020 is just full of surprises!
 
2020-09-19 12:35:21 PM  

SeaMan Stainz: Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.

Have you been on an la freeway when it rains?


It is a common misconception that SoCal residents can't drive in the rain.  While technically true, the whole truth is that the don't farking know how to drive in general, and slick roads just magnify and amplify their idiocy.
 
2020-09-19 12:35:40 PM  

Palined Parenthood: SeaMan Stainz: Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.

Have you been on an la freeway when it rains?

It is a common misconception that SoCal residents can't drive in the rain.  While technically true, the whole truth is that the don't farking know how to drive in general, and slick roads just magnify and amplify their idiocy.


they* don't know.

fark me
 
2020-09-19 12:37:23 PM  

Palined Parenthood: Palined Parenthood: SeaMan Stainz: Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.

Have you been on an la freeway when it rains?

It is a common misconception that SoCal residents can't drive in the rain.  While technically true, the whole truth is that the don't farking know how to drive in general, and slick roads just magnify and amplify their idiocy.

they* don't know.

fark me


But you have great food!
 
2020-09-19 12:39:15 PM  

johnny_vegas: Palined Parenthood: Palined Parenthood: SeaMan Stainz: Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.

Have you been on an la freeway when it rains?

It is a common misconception that SoCal residents can't drive in the rain.  While technically true, the whole truth is that the don't farking know how to drive in general, and slick roads just magnify and amplify their idiocy.

they* don't know.

fark me

But you have great food!


i tried food once
 
2020-09-19 12:42:56 PM  

Palined Parenthood: SeaMan Stainz: Diocletian's Last Cabbage: BolloxReader: I didn't know they wrote internet articles about such weak quakes out there.

Anytime it rains here, weather.gov has a "hazardous weather statement" link on the forecast page.  Any little thing that happens nowadays is a crisis or emergency.

Have you been on an la freeway when it rains?

It is a common misconception that SoCal residents can't drive in the rain.  While technically true, the whole truth is that the don't farking know how to drive in general, and slick roads just magnify and amplify their idiocy.


That comedian who made up the joke that "everyone driving faster than you is an Asshole, and everyone driving slower than you is a Moron" (Carlin?) must have been a SoCal commuter at some point.

My favorite SoCal drivers joke (prepare your outrage):

Q:  How can you tell when Asians are moving into the neighborhood?
A:  The Mexicans start buying Auto Insurance.

/yes, I'm an asshole
//if you're a moron
 
2020-09-19 12:46:35 PM  
Hm.  Just discovered it moved some furniture.

Just a few inches.  And just things that had hardwood legs sitting on tile.

Never seen that before from anything less than mag 6.  But then I moved here 2 years after Whittier Narrows in 1987.
 
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