What the [bleep] was that?!?!?

It’s 4:47am. Up until I couple moments ago, I was dead asleep. Then the bed started shaking. Normally this means the dog is scratching violently.

The dog wasn’t scratching.

I think (?!?!?) there was just a fairly long duration , fairly strong, Earthquake or a mine subsidence.

I would call someone to make sure I’m not delusional, but it is 4:47am

The live seismic websites are actually time delayed.

I think I’m going to go turn on CNN and be freaked out with the dog in bed.


  1. George Brickner April 19, 2008 at 1:02 am #

    I’m in the NW suburbs of Chicago and didn’t feel a thing.
    My cats didn’t freak out at all.


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