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Thread: 6.3 Earthquake Strikes at 18.10 May 5.

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    6.3 Earthquake Strikes at 18.10 May 5.

    Very bouncy.
    Hopefully not a precursor to a bigger one.

    BANGKOK, May 5 (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck northern Thailand on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

    The quake, which struck 20 miles (32 km) southwest of the town of city of Chiang Rai, was felt in the capital, Bangkok, residents said. (Writing by Robert Birsel)
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    Have you felt many before up there?
    My only experience was in a pie making factory managing the gravy team


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    Nah,first one.

    I remember a few years back there were 2 smaller 4.5's or thereabouts here....before i moved here.

    Never been bounced like that before. Coming from Sydney only ever been through 2 minor ones while i was asleep.

    I darted for the front door as it felt really powerful and there was a scary roar outside followed by a loud bang..........which was my new bike helmet falling onto the ground and grazing it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moo Uaon View Post
    Nah,first one.

    I remember a few years back there were 2 smaller 4.5's or thereabouts here....before i moved here.

    Never been bounced like that before. Coming from Sydney only ever been through 2 minor ones while i was asleep.

    I darted for the front door as it felt really powerful and there was a scary roar outside followed by a loud bang..........which was my new bike helmet falling onto the ground and grazing it
    Sometimes it does sound like a bomb going off. I've felt some big ones in NZ and Turkey. Freaky... you never get used to it.
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    Think this is just near our fav cake joint

    which would be very close to the epicentre.

    Last edited by Moo Uaon; 5th May 2014 at 23:32.
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    ^^ Woah. Looks like something out of a Hollywood film.
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    Saw that pic on FB Lew and thought the same. I reckon that's the 118 somewhere near Charin Resort.

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    ^ yeah,i'm imagining the river is just to the right and Charin not much further around to the left/maybe just around the corner.

    Certainly pretty close to where the epicentre was recorded.
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    wat.jpg

    More pics coming in on FB

    Hotel.jpg
    Last edited by Norabunga; 6th May 2014 at 00:12.

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    Glad there were no injuries or damage, so far.

    I know what you felt, I went thru one a couple of years ago in Townsville.

    The roar is the strange thing. I was at work and the chair I was in became a massage chair, vibrating off the floor, at the same time came the roar.
    I was first thought "Sh1t that was a tremor..nah grow a brain they don't happen here" then I thought it's a fcuking FA 18 jet down too low as they do live training dropping bombs on the range then come down and do touch and go's at the airport, so I raced outside to try and see but there was no planes.
    I checked the net and it was on there.

    My aunt, Uncle and cousins were in the Newcastle one, their recounting of it was so funny.

    My uncle got a broken nose, hit in the face by the wall!!...no he wasn't drunk, he was in the hallway and turned to run for the back door, he said it was in slow motion and like being in one of those sideshow mirror things in the fair. The walls were elastic and as he turned around one hit him in the face 5555

    My aunty was so funny, she admitted, she said, you know the whole Kids and woman first, in an emergency thing, well it went out the door!! Never would I have believed i would be dragging my kids back away from the door so i could get out, but I did!! her kids forgave her 555555

    Hope you don't have any more.
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    Now a big electrical storm....is this it?
    Last edited by Moo Uaon; 6th May 2014 at 18:02.
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    6.3..that's a fun ride...
    I just girl in bar. Buy me one dink?....

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    Might be a fun ride- but seems my TV fell over !!!
    A bit of damage but nobody hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dupree View Post
    6.3..that's a fun ride...
    My lounge chair was pogoing up and down...not banging on the floor but just going up and down with everything else.

    It got a point where i thought if this gets any stronger this house is going to fall down...that's when it stopped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moo Uaon View Post
    My lounge chair was pogoing up and down...not banging on the floor but just going up and down with everything else.

    It got a point where i thought if this gets any stronger this house is going to fall down...that's when it stopped.
    I rode out a 6.9er in SF in 1989.....

    hmmm...that sounds gay for a few reasons...
    I just girl in bar. Buy me one dink?....

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    Was a bit unsettling down southern side of CM, no roar, just the floor moving ... no cracks in new house but.
    Cheers, Rob.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kaptainrob View Post
    no cracks in new house but.
    That's gotta be good new me thinks !

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    Last couple here in Phuket left all my doorframes out of square.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zablive View Post
    Last couple here in Phuket left all my doorframes out of square.
    Were they square to start with tho ! 555
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