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Ratboy
02-26-2010, 01:24 PM
What an experience! I am still shaken up over it. Early reports are saying 7.0 off the coast of Okinawa.

That was insane, felt like I was on a boat in rough seas.

SouthStndJunkie
02-26-2010, 01:26 PM
Looks like the Internet is still up and running for you.

Ratboy
02-26-2010, 01:28 PM
Looks like the Internet is still up and running for you.

It's my job to keep it up and running.

Ratboy
02-26-2010, 01:31 PM
http://us.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/02/26/japan.okinawa.earthquake/index.html?hpt=T1

ColoradoBuff
02-26-2010, 01:34 PM
glad you are safe!

Ratboy
02-26-2010, 01:38 PM
It lasted for about a minute too, I didn't know they lasted that long.

Rohirrim
02-26-2010, 01:53 PM
Stay away from the coast. A tsunami alert has been issued.

TDmvp
02-26-2010, 01:57 PM
Rtribbey how close was it to Atsugi Japan? I have a friend and his family stationed there at the navy base.

Ratboy
02-26-2010, 02:40 PM
No where close, TD.

Okinawa is like 900 miles away from Tokyo (near Atsugi)

Los Broncos
02-26-2010, 02:47 PM
Earthquakes are scary, good thing you weren't hurt.

OBF1
02-26-2010, 03:20 PM
imagine if you were close to the epicenter, what a ride that would have been :)

colonelbeef
02-26-2010, 03:34 PM
It's my job to keep it up and running.

lol

well good on ya for surviving, and good on Japanese architecture for being more reliable than the Haitian version

gunns
02-26-2010, 03:35 PM
Earthquakes are scary and a minute feels like forever. Uh, worried mother, son in Korea, is there any report of damage anywhere.

Los Broncos
02-26-2010, 03:38 PM
I was at work for the last one we had here.

I ended up under my desk while on the phone, it was pretty funny.

Dukes
02-26-2010, 03:51 PM
Experienced my first while stationed in Pendleton, definitely a strage experience. I don't think it was anywhere near 7.0 though. Glad you're safe

TDmvp
02-26-2010, 04:01 PM
No where close, TD.

Okinawa is like 900 miles away from Tokyo (near Atsugi)

Thx for the info RT...

Mogulseeker
02-26-2010, 05:13 PM
What an experience! I am still shaken up over it. Early reports are saying 7.0 off the coast of Okinawa.

That was insane, felt like I was on a boat in rough seas.

Cept you were safe on an Air Force Base. You'll never have to be on a boat in rough seas!

bpc
02-26-2010, 06:02 PM
Glad you are okay!

broncosteven
02-26-2010, 06:58 PM
I went through my 1st one that was nearly half that a couple weeks ago and I live in Chicagoland.

It was weird for awhile after.

ZONA
02-26-2010, 09:31 PM
One of the many reasons why I don't mind living where I do. No quakes, no blizzards, no tornados, no hurricanes, no avalanches, no massive floods, no volcanos, no tsunamis. But you gotta be able to take the insane heat for 6 months of the year, lol.

strafen
02-26-2010, 09:45 PM
What an experience! I am still shaken up over it. Early reports are saying 7.0 off the coast of Okinawa.

That was insane, felt like I was on a boat in rough seas.Be safe man!
There was an early report of a threat of a tsunami triggered by the eathquake.
The threat is no longer in effect.
Take care. And thanks for serving our country :USA:

Ratboy
02-26-2010, 10:04 PM
Cept you were safe on an Air Force Base. You'll never have to be on a boat in rough seas!

Yeah! Thank god Air Force Bases are earthquake proof!

Ratboy
02-26-2010, 10:07 PM
imagine if you were close to the epicenter, what a ride that would have been :)

Totally.

I never knew how powerful the earth could be. I have experienced hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and blizzards, but this takes the cake. I am still amazed how the ground was just rocking. It felt like someone picked up the building and just started tilting it back and forth.