Earthquake, in Rhode Island?

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 | Personal | by

I swear I just felt the house moving around a little.  I just through I had been staring at code too much, but I had just read on CNN that there was an earthquake in NY / DC.

In case you’re curious, you’re not crazy.

Lets hope everyone had it as minor as I just did (just the monitors swaying a little).

UPDATE 8/23/2011 @ 2:33PM

There was an earthquake.  Some relevant links:

So far it seems minor, and no reported injuries or deaths.  I guess that also means no photos to be posted about the earthquake?

If it ever starts working again, you can report what you felt at the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.

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11 Comments to Earthquake, in Rhode Island?

Tara
August 23, 2011

yeah, we felt it a little here in Coventry, RI too.
Just a little sway while I am reading Boys from Brazil here on the couch.

quadry
August 23, 2011

yeap me and my coo-workers felt it too! But it was minor!

pclady
August 23, 2011

Wow…me, too! I’m in Providence, RI. It’s 2:12pm and about 10-15 mins ago, my cube swayed and everyone here at work felt it!

Thanks for the post :-)

Leo
August 23, 2011

I just felt it too, I thought I was going crazy

seangw
August 23, 2011

Yeah, just a subtle slight swaying. Very minor.

joseph santagata
August 23, 2011

I was sitting in from of my pc and felt a little sway. I thought I was back in california. Very very minor

seangw
August 23, 2011

My parents said they really felt it in NY. Nothing fell, but you definitely knew it was an earthquake.

Jav
August 24, 2011

Just woke up and had my foot on the wall I felt the wall shaking a little around
5:00 am this morning 8/24/11. I dont know if it was just me.

seangw
August 24, 2011

I didn’t wake up myself, anyone else?

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