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Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by chumley » Nov 02 2015 7:57 am

It actually woke me up shortly after I went to bed last night.

The whole house shook and the low rumble made me think there was an issue with the air conditioning unit on the roof, but I knew it wasn't turned on, so I actually thought to myself, "that felt like an earthquake, how odd!" and went right back to sleep!
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Re: Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by tibber » Nov 02 2015 8:06 am

My antique cabinet was rattling so I got up to steady it at 11:49PM; thot something had hit the house. This AM I checked out the house and everything was fine. Didn't hear any news on the radio shows I listened to so thot I had dreamt it. I've only been thru one other in Gt Falls when the chandelier was rocking.

Interesting that this earthquake was so close to the surface.
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Re: Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by cactuscat » Nov 02 2015 8:34 am

I felt the stronger two up here in Camp Verde! The 4.1 was one quick, fairly hard jolt that freaked the cats out and rattled things in the kitchen. The next one twenty minutes later was about 2-3 seconds of shaking.
Nothing compared to the two I felt while living in SoCal, but kinda cool nonetheless!
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Post by JasonCleghorn » Nov 02 2015 10:22 am

I felt it very strongly in Amber Hills at Carefree Highway...

The dork in me wants to go to the epicenter coordinates until I remembered that the 'movement' was 4 KM down and there would be no visual sign above ground for a quake this size...

The epicenter is on a hillside slope just east of the Agua Fria.
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Post by JasonCleghorn » Nov 02 2015 10:23 am

This is my second earthquake. The first was a 3.3 that I felt while I was talking to the valet at the LAX Marriott... He goes, ' That must be your first one, huh'. I said, yep.
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Post by SpiderLegs » Nov 02 2015 11:43 am

I slept peacefully through the whole thing. Had no idea what people were talking about this morning.
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Post by kingsnake » Nov 02 2015 11:54 am

Didn't notice a thing. But then I slept through Earthquakes in LA as well ...
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Post by rcorfman » Nov 02 2015 1:08 pm

Yesterday I was hiking between Black Canyon City and the epicenter. One part, I was under this ledge eroded out from a wash imaging what would happen if an earthquake struck. Shivers. Not sure I want to see whether the ledge is still there or not.

Here's the ledge, I was under the dark part just left of center.
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Post by nikorock28 » Nov 02 2015 1:25 pm

cactuscat wrote: Nothing compared to the two I felt while living in SoCal, but kinda cool nonetheless!
The Northridge quake in 1994 was crazy :scared:

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Post by tibber » Nov 02 2015 1:37 pm

nikorock28 wrote:
cactuscat wrote: Nothing compared to the two I felt while living in SoCal, but kinda cool nonetheless!
The Northridge quake in 1994 was crazy :scared:
ya, I was talking to my cousin while it was happening; she said "I gotta go". No kidding...
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Post by nikorock28 » Nov 02 2015 1:47 pm

tibber wrote: ya, I was talking to my cousin while it was happening; she said "I gotta go". No kidding...
Hrmm, talking on the phone? Interesting. What I remember was that it sounded and felt like ten trains going right through your house (not that I would know what that sounds and feels like), except it felt like it lasted forever. But I was pretty close to the epicenter, about 10 miles away.

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Re: Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by PatrickL » Nov 02 2015 5:02 pm

Felt two small tremors out here. Not much, but it was definitely noticeable.

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Post by RowdyandMe » Nov 03 2015 12:02 am

I just got home from work before the second one hit. It almost knock my beer over and then the third one hit while I was holding my second beer tightly.
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Post by kingsnake » Nov 03 2015 6:31 am

Widowmaker wrote:I just got home from work before the second one hit. It almost knock my beer over and then the third one hit while I was holding my second beer tightly.
Good thing you took precautions. Tragedy was narrowly averted. :D
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Re: Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by AZWanderingBear » Nov 03 2015 12:36 pm

Was asleep, but the jolt of the first larger one woke me up. MJ sat up in bed, hit me and said, "Did you feel that?" I said, "Yes, and I felt the earthquake, too."
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Re: Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by azbackpackr » Nov 04 2015 4:51 am

During fall, winter and spring I live on the riverbank, 30 miles downriver from Davis Dam, an earth-filled dam built in about 1950... Haven't felt any earthquakes yet but you can be assured I make certain my motorhome is always in operating condition... :scared:
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Re: Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by big_load » Nov 04 2015 10:14 am

azbackpackr wrote:I make certain my motorhome is always in operating condition... :scared:
Does it have oars?

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Post by big_load » Nov 04 2015 12:21 pm

Dave1 wrote:@big_load
This is her RV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Za63ltkMGGE
It doesn't look quite ready to run the Colorado. :lol:

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Re: Black Canyon City Earthquake

Post by azbackpackr » Nov 04 2015 4:16 pm

Whew! $850,000 worth of motorhome!
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