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Several of my local friends and I just had a joint experience. --- The earth moved for us in Toronto. Buildings rocking. Gently, not violently, but definitely swaying.

We don't get many of those earthquake things in these parts. And they were predicting a tornado watch for today. Wonder what we'll get this weekend when Obama and the rest of the G20 are here.



UPDATE: Apparently it was a 5.5 quake, felt through the central and eastern parts of North America. Reports were coming from Brooklyn. So I WASN'T imagining it.

Date: 2010-06-23 08:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jendeana.livejournal.com
Wow! Stay safe.

Date: 2010-06-24 02:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jalola.livejournal.com
Everyone's fine here, though I hear a small bridge collapsed in the next province, Quebec. As far as I know there were no injuries.

Date: 2010-06-24 08:02 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jendeana.livejournal.com
Glad to hear it:)

Date: 2010-06-23 09:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ic789.livejournal.com
It's pretty freaky, eh? Did you feel it? Were you home and what did Ruby and Tux do? I was just sitting through "Shrek 4" and swore I felt three different tremors in the theater. It freaked me out a little and I was glad to get the heck out of there.

Date: 2010-06-24 01:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jalola.livejournal.com
I was home. I felt it. It was as if I was riding a horse for about 20 seconds. It wasn't scary. It didn't get rough enough to be scary. I felt sort of incredulous that it was happening.

Now they say animals sense these things are about to happen. A little before the quake, Ruby had come into the room and gotten into the old office chair near me.

After the quake, a grumpy-looking Tux showed up. He usually snoozes through the afternoon in my bedroom closet. I guess the quake forced him out of the closet a little early!

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