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Old 07-29-2008, 03:40 PM
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i justed talked to my Proj.Eng. who is on site @ Miramar in San Diego, and he said that he felt it all the way down there! It definitely rocked the building. Hope everyone is OK!
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Yep is shook real good here in Valencia.
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I was in a 3 story office building in Woodland Hills in the San Fernando Valley, and at first there was some slight movement, but within a few seconds it went into full blown rolling. You should have seen the look on some people's faces.

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I live 45 minutes South of the area where it originated from and it was pretty strong. My whole house shook for 12-15 seconds. This one was longer than the others I have felt before.

The "weird" thing is that when an earthquake first happens- you don't realize it until it's done- they normally last for 3-5 seconds.

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Get all of the boats out of the buildings. Hell with the heirlooms and portraits.

Seriously, hope everyone is all right.
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Just checked our place in Marina Delray and everything is ok.
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I was in south OC (Santa Margarita) at my desk and the tilt up building started shaking but I guess I'm so used to them I didn't even stop working. It kept shaking so I figured I guess I should go outside or something but then it stopped. After Northridge, this was nothing!
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Nort must be trying to have another kiddo...
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