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   Posted 2/10/2010 11:15 AM (GMT -6)   
After getting 15+ inches of snow which thankfully has now stopped, we had an EARTHQUAKE this morning at 4 am, 4.3 !!! OMG, what is next??? I told my husband, who I have been married to for 30 years, that I thought it was him, rocking my world!!! (we are all fine!!) turn

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   Posted 2/10/2010 11:24 AM (GMT -6)   
I am so glad that you are okay. I bet that was scarey. 15 inches of snow, that is a lot. It missed us, we were lucky this time. We only got a dusting of about an inch. We have been lucky all winter, we got hammered last year.

I hope that you and hubby are snuggling up by the fire.

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   Posted 2/10/2010 11:26 AM (GMT -6)   
an earthquake! where! thats crazy, it's snowing where i am too we got 2ft on sunday and now we are getting another foot today, crazy.
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   Posted 2/10/2010 11:36 AM (GMT -6)   
That is frightening.  We had a 3.5 earthquake when I lived in Ohio and I didn't know what was happening!  I thought our old furnace was going to explode so I ran out to the garage to see what was going on and realized it wasn't the furnace.  When I came back in, the sun catchers on my windows were banging and then I realized it was the ground that was moving!  By the time I got outside, it had stopped but my heart didn't stop racing for nearly an hour afterwards!
I'm so glad you are safe and warm. 
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   Posted 2/10/2010 11:43 AM (GMT -6)   
we live in the northern burbs of Chicago. The earthquake was approx 30 to 40 miles away.

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   Posted 2/10/2010 12:36 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi SIL lives in Lisle...she got her world rocked today too!



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   Posted 2/10/2010 2:46 PM (GMT -6)   
I didn't even know there was a fault line up there Miriam. The one south of me awhile back rocked my world and it was an after shock. I slept through the earthquake that morning but it woke DH up.
Geez, I hope they don't both decide to rock someday or I will be caught in the middle. shocked
The last forecast I looked at last night didn't come true either and we are having a sunny day. Sorry to those that are still having a blizzard.
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   Posted 2/10/2010 4:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh Donna, I know where Lisle is, not too terribly far from me...Well whether my world was rocked or not, I never felt a thing...probably a good thing LOL

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   Posted 2/10/2010 5:58 PM (GMT -6)   
My niece lives in Muenster Ind. and I am wondering if they felt it.  I live in NW GA and we had a small earthquake about 6 or 7 years ago.  I don't remember the magnitude but it was enough to wake my hubby and I up from a sound sleep.  It shook everything in the house.  There was another small one around 20 miles from here a few weeks ago but we didn't feel that one.  Be careful in the cold and snow. 
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