Monday, May 24, 2010

INTERESTING OLD LOG

Friday, April 18, 2008

EARTHQUAKE!

It is 5:59 a.m. and 56.2 degrees. Patrick, Junior and I and the Border are all here in the Computer Room, having been aroused by an Earthquake in Illinois. Junior is making a report to the USGS. The cats are in Room #4.



At the time of the tremors, I was in bed, getting ready to get up, Patrick was with me as well and awake. The event lasted about 20 seconds and started as a small ticking sound of something shaking, then the bed and the whole house shook (The boarder was awakened by it), then it receded, then there was an immediate aftershock. Junior had just gotten into bed, and during the event came in to my room. We got dressed and took a torch outside and looked around and checked on the big dogs, who were still until we approached. By then we had convinced ourselves it was a quake.



Here is the initial report , now it is 5 pages long, and reports from as much as 400+ miles away from the perceived epicenter:

Earthquake Details

Magnitude5.4 (Preliminary magnitude — subject to revision)
Date-Time
  • Friday, April 18, 2008 at 09:36:57 UTC
  • Friday, April 18, 2008 at 04:36:57 AM at epicenter
Location38.501°N, 87.898°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionILLINOIS

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home

<data:blog.pageTitle/> */ /* Use this with templates/template-twocol.html */ body { background:$bgcolor; margin:0; color:$textcolor; font:x-small $bodyfont; font-size/* */:/**/small; font-size: /**/small; text-align: center; background-color : $bgcolor; background-image : url(http://content.pimp-my-profile.com/i68/7/3/30/f_d0000ce8b8.gif) ; background-position : Center Center; background-attachment : fixed ; background-repeat : repeat ; border-color : ; border-width : 0 px; border-style : ; scrollbar-face-color : ; scrollbar-highlight-color: ; scrollbar-3dlight-color : ; scrollbar-shadow-color : ; scrollbar-darkshadow-color: ; scrollbar-arrow-color : ; scrollbar-track-color : ; } a:link { color:$linkcolor; text-decoration:none; } a:visited { color:$linkcolor; text-decoration:none; } a:hover { color:$titlecolor; text-decoration:underline; } a img { border-width:0; } /* Header ----------------------------------------------- */ #header-wrapper { width:660px; margin:0 auto 10px; border:1px solid $bordercolor; } #header-inner { background-position: center; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } #header { margin: 5px; border: 1px solid $bordercolor; text-align: center; color:$pagetitlecolor; background-color:transparent; background-image:url(none); } #header h1 { margin:5px 5px 0; padding:15px 20px .25em; line-height:1.2em; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.2em; font: $pagetitlecolor; } #header a { color:$pagetitlecolor; text-decoration:none; } #header a:hover { color:$pagetitlecolor; } #header .description { margin:0 5px 5px; padding:0 20px 15px; max-width:700px; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.2em; line-height: 1.4em; font: $bodyfont; color: $textcolor; } #header img { margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } /* Outer-Wrapper ----------------------------------------------- */ #outer-wrapper { width: 660px; margin:0 auto; padding:10px; text-align:left; font: $bodyfont; } #main-wrapper { width: 410px; float: left; padding: 5px; border:1px solid $bordercolor; background-color:transparent; background-image:url(none); word-wrap: break-word; /* fix for long text breaking sidebar float in IE */ overflow: hidden; /* fix for long non-text content breaking IE sidebar float */ } #sidebar-wrapper { width: 220px; float: right; padding: 5px; border:1px solid $bordercolor; background-color:transparent; background-image:url(none); word-wrap: break-word; /* fix for long text breaking sidebar float in IE */ overflow: hidden; /* fix for long non-text content breaking IE sidebar float */ } /* Headings ----------------------------------------------- */ h2 { margin:1.5em 0 .75em; font:$headerfont; line-height: 1.4em; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.2em; color:$pagetitlecolor; } /* Posts ----------------------------------------------- */ h2.date-header { margin:1.5em 0 .5em; } .post { margin:.5em 0 1.5em; border-bottom:1px dotted $bordercolor; padding-bottom:1.5em; background-color:transparent; } .post h3 { margin:.25em 0 0; padding:0 0 4px; font-size:140%; font-weight:normal; line-height:1.4em; color:$pagetitlecolor; } .post h3 a, .post h3 a:visited, .post h3 strong { display:block; text-decoration:none; color:$titlecolor; font-weight:normal; } .post h3 strong, .post h3 a:hover { color:$textcolor; } .post p { margin:0 0 .75em; line-height:1.6em; } .post-footer { margin: .75em 0; color:$textcolor; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; font: $bodyfont; line-height: 1.4em; } .comment-link { margin-left:.6em; } .post img { padding:4px; border:1px solid $bordercolor; } .post blockquote { margin:1em 20px; } .post blockquote p { margin:.75em 0; } /* Comments ----------------------------------------------- */ #comments h4 { margin:1em 0; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.4em; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.2em; color: $textcolor; padding: 5px; border:1px solid $bordercolor; background-color:transparent; background-image:url(none); } #comments-block { margin:1em 0 1.5em; line-height:1.6em; } #comments-block .comment-author { margin:.5em 0; } #comments-block .comment-body { margin:.25em 0 0; } #comments-block .comment-footer { margin:-.25em 0 2em; line-height: 1.4em; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; } #comments-block .comment-body p { margin:0 0 .75em; } .deleted-comment { font-style:italic; color:gray; } #blog-pager-newer-link { float: left; } #blog-pager-older-link { float: right; } #blog-pager { text-align: center; } .feed-links { clear: both; line-height: 2.5em; } /* Sidebar Content ----------------------------------------------- */ .sidebar { color: $textcolor; line-height: 1.5em; } .sidebar ul { list-style:none; margin:0 0 0; padding:0 0 0; } .sidebar li { margin:0; padding:0 0 .25em 15px; text-indent:-15px; line-height:1.5em; } .sidebar .widget, .main .widget { border-bottom:1px dotted $bordercolor; margin:0 0 1.5em; padding:0 0 1.5em; } .main .Blog { border-bottom-width: 0; } /* Profile ----------------------------------------------- */ .profile-img { float: left; margin: 0 5px 5px 0; padding: 4px; border: 1px solid $bordercolor; } .profile-data { margin:0; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; font: $bodyfont; color: $textcolor; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.6em; } .profile-datablock { margin:.5em 0 .5em; } .profile-textblock { margin: 0.5em 0; line-height: 1.6em; } .profile-link { font: $bodyfont; text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: .1em; } /* Footer ----------------------------------------------- */ #footer { width:660px; clear:both; margin:0 auto; padding-top:15px; line-height: 1.6em; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; text-align: center; padding: 5px; border:1px solid $bordercolor; background-color:transparent; background-image:url(none); } /** Page structure tweaks for layout editor wireframe */ body#layout #header { margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; } .bloggerPmPBar { background-color:#003366; color:#9cceff; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:10px; text-align:left; padding:2px 2px 2px 6px;} .bloggerPmPBar a {color:#9cceff} .PmPLogo {float:right;padding-right:9px;} ]]>
THOUSANDS OF FREE BLOGGER TEMPLATES »