The earth shook...

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DJ
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The earth shook...

Postby DJ » Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:37 am

Just as I arrived in Palekastro after an excellent journey from LHR....

https://earthquaketrack.com/gr-esye43-sitia/recent

Tim
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Re: The earth shook...

Postby Tim » Mon Oct 12, 2020 8:39 am

The 7 o'clock one, although strong, was by no means the most violent I've experienced here, but it was almost certainly the longest. I was beginning to wonder when (and if) it was going to finish ...

Tim

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Re: The earth shook...

Postby Jeffstclair » Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:26 am

Yeah I felt it ..not massive but as you say went on for a bit ...I was in the shower and the bathroom light started tinkling ....

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Re: The earth shook...

Postby Tim » Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:38 am

It didn't help being woken by an earthquake at 7 in the morning after spending Sunday evening watching a disaster film on Greek telly called '2012' where the world is rocked by earthquakes and the earth's crust disintegrates and cities tumble into the sea!

Tim

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Re: The earth shook...

Postby Yorgo » Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:53 pm

I am more shocked with Black Lives Matter posted at the top of the Earthquake graphs. Is it that people who are not white are suffering more from Earthquakes.

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Re: The earth shook...

Postby Kilkis » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:45 pm

I hope tinkling in the shower is not a regular occurrence, Jeff? As my dad used to say when explaining how to pronounce words like psychology: "The "P" is silent as in bath".

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