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March 29, 2005



Last night I felt the big quake.

Well, after all these nubile years, it was about time.

... And congratulations, Belle.


Anton Sherwood

On two occasions a major earthquake happened when I had a fever -- Coalinga 1982, Loma Prieta 1989 -- and I similarly mistook the symptoms.


Which California ones were worse? Were you on top of the LA quake in, was it 1991? That was an 8.1, or am I remembering it right? I am awed by the Richter scale measurements of these recent Indonesian quakes.

I lived on top of the Hayward faultline until I was about 20. Okay, that's not entirely true; the trace was across the street from our house. Somehow the continual minor quakes were easier to recognize than the big one on the San Andreas (1989) was for me. The big quakes don't so much vibrate as jolt and rumble: it doesn't register as plausible that what you're feeling is coming from the earth.


Nice blog.I like this.


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