Earthquake!

Apr 16, 2010 | | |

Last night, about 17:55, I was between games whilst playing Modern Warfare 2 when I started to sway gently back and forth on the sofa for about 5 seconds. I figured it wasn't me getting dizzy but before I could figure out what it was, it stopped. Fast forward to the news last night and we had a 4.9 earthquake - that's what I felt. Very weird. The ground is something you can generally count on to be pretty stable. To have it move and shake is very disconcerting.
Suddenly that extra premium I'm paying for earthquake cover on my house insurance doesn't seem so much.
No damage reported around the city - it was fairly mild, but it was the largest quake we've had here since 1992. I guess the Wasatch fault was letting off some steam.

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