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   Posted 6/23/2010 3:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Felt the CA based earthquake here in Western NY.  My whole house shook!  It felt like how I shake when I don't eat for days!  It was actually kind of scary
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   Posted 6/23/2010 4:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey I felt it in downtown Pittsburgh too. I felt the floor moving under my chair for about 30 seconds or so -- co-workers all think I'm nuts because they didn't feel it. Then I jumped on line and saw the news. Wierd!!

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   Posted 6/23/2010 5:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I was sitting in class in Cleveland and I felt the floor vibrate a bit and then the table. People thought I was nuts! I didn't find out it was an actual earthquake until 3pm today when my mom told me. Crazy!
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   Posted 6/23/2010 6:30 PM (GMT -6)   
We felt the earthquake in downtown Cleveland as well. Many buildings evacuated because of the shaking.

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   Posted 6/23/2010 6:36 PM (GMT -6)   
We are in Vermont and we felt it! The house swayed, dishes rattled and the cat flew downstairs....
Quite exciting!

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   Posted 6/23/2010 7:59 PM (GMT -6)   
Apparently it came from Ottawa. I'm in Ontario and my whole house shook too! It was very cool. Hope there won't be any more tho... ;-)
It was an awfully large area, Ontario, Quebec, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio...
I thought we were safe up here in the north from all that crazy earthquake stuff.

Post Edited (Roni) : 6/23/2010 7:02:35 PM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 6/23/2010 9:44 PM (GMT -6)   
It honestly took me a minute to realize you meant Canada and and not California. (CA) blush

It has been a long day...
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   Posted 6/23/2010 11:35 PM (GMT -6)   
We dont feel earthquakes down here much. La. is like Jello . I have had my chair vibrate before but its usually for a very short time and then there is an odd smell.
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   Posted 6/24/2010 8:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Haha welcome to my world. I think being born and raised in Southern California I don't pay much attention to them at all. The recent 7.3 quake in Baja California didn't even faze me. I was just laughing at everyone else panicking. But I know its scary if you aren't used to them. I just don't like it when I am at work and they happen. I work in a earthquake retrofitted building that sits on rollers, so when earthquakes hits the building keeps swaying for a bit even after the earthquake stops. WHOA!!!
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   Posted 6/25/2010 2:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Male, 55 years old with Crohn's since 15 years old, diagnosed at age 46. Terminal ileum resected 2002. 5 months of remission. Crohn's has now been active since May, 2003. Had a gall bladder removed Nov. of 2009. Currently on Remicade every 8 weeks, Nexium, Iron, B-12 injection every 4 weeks, Morphine Sulfate as needed for pain. Cymbalta for long term pain control. In the past, 5-asa Salofalk, Asacol, Entocort,  Imuran and Prednisone.

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