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    Earthquake in Afghanistan

    Right around 12:30 am, got the opportunity to do some "bed-surfing", when a 6.2 earthquake hit Northeast of Kabul. No damage that I can tell in my little neighborhood.

    Strong earthquake rocks Afghanistan – The CNN Wire - CNN.com Blogs

    It was the first time I was in one that I can remember. Pretty interesting experience, and we haven't experienced any after shocks that I'm aware of.


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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    Storms just keep getting more and more intense


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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    Storms just keep getting more and more intense
    How is an earthquake a storm?



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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    6.2 is pretty solid. Was it a roller or a jolter?



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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    I bet that is a scare never been through one


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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    Quote Originally Posted by sunset View Post
    6.2 is pretty solid. Was it a roller or a jolter?
    A roller. Started out gentle, and built up to a crescendo.

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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    In a building, or a tent? I can't imagine that the local buildings do well in those.



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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    In a building, or a tent? I can't imagine that the local buildings do well in those.
    It's a Russian building; welded steel square tube construction. Just like a Piper Cub.

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    Re: Earthquake in Afghanistan

    The real question is, if an earthquake hits Afghanistan, does anyone notice afterwards?



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