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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    No, it was actually very good, believe it or not. But damn, wine doesn't need to be 16%. It's nice to be able to sip the wine throughout an evening of long, boring (but important) functions where I'm supposed to be on my best behavior. I have to be there yet again tonight, and if they're still serving that stuff then forget it, it's Tecate for me.
    16% is getting up there with the fortified wines cateogry.

    You like Tecate ? Do you use a lime and chase it down with a shot of burbon ?

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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    16% is getting up there with the fortified wines cateogry.

    You like Tecate ? Do you use a lime and chase it down with a shot of burbon ?
    Bourbon? That is not compatible with my desire to avoid getting sloshed again tonight.
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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by tecoyah View Post
    You do know that the San Andreas cannot do such a thing I hope.

    Don't worry though. You have some time.
    Projected motion indicates that the Gulf of California will expand northward at the same time that the landmass west of the fault, including the Baja California peninsula and the California coast (including Los Angeles) slides past San Francisco, then continuing northwestward as an island mass toward the Aleutian Trench, over a period of perhaps twenty million years.
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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by tech30528 View Post
    We recently had a couple not too far north of you in South Carolina.
    Did you know there was a fault line in South Carolina, too?

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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle Southern Calif.

    So last night a 5.1 earthquake hit LA.

    4.4-magnitude earthquake hits Los Angeles area - CNN.com

    Last week a 4.4 earthquake hit LA.



    Granted, I am not a seismologist. But I've heard that smaller quakes lead up to a really big one. Thankfully, it's been years and years since we've had a really big West coast quake.

    Are we in for another one? Anyone specialize in this?
    I blame Obama.

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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    I blame Obama.
    You missed my article. It's abortion's fault.

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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by Μολὼν λαβέ View Post
    Did you know there was a fault line in South Carolina, too?

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    I have read that the fault in So Carolina is potentially more dangerous than the San Andreas fault in California, because of the difference in soil types. Is that correct?

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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    I think the 1994 Northridge quake was a 7.1. After that quake, Los Angeles imposed some very strict earthquake construction codes....and a lot of old buildings and homes had to be retro-fitted. So L.A. might be more prepared for strong earthquakes than most places in the country.

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    Re: 5.1 earthquake, aftershocks rattle California

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    I hope so too. And I was just messing with you. It concerns me, all these smaller quakes. I was alive during the 89 quake in San Francisco. I wasn't there, but it still broke my heart.
    My sister-in-law lived in the foothills just south of San Francisco; her entire house collapsed. Total loss, but fortunately the family escaped unhurt. That was a devastating quake, not so much because of the magnitude but because it was shallow and centered in a liquefaction zone, so freeways and unreinforced masonry just shattered like brittle ice.

    In the years I lived in SoCalif, I can't count the number of earthquakes I felt. Most were small rollers that didn't even make the news. A few were big enough to cause major damage. When I was a kid, the Inglewood fault let go, and threw my bed from one side of a carpeted room to the other side. Scared me to death, because when my dad flung open my bedroom door I screamed, "I didn't do it, daddy, it wasn't me!!!"

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