Friday, April 30, 2010

An earthquake in NW Arkansas!

Well friends, I survived an earthquake and didn't even know it till later. We had ourselves a little earthquake in NW Arkansas yesterday. Strange, not a very common thing.
Magnitude 2.5 with the center not far from where I live and work. Good thing it was so small.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010vrbm.php 


People in California would probably laugh at how some people have reacted to it. On the other hand we have a tornado watch in effect till 8pm tonight and that would probably freak them out, LOL. Looks to be clearing up a bit. 

Anyway that concludes the weather report from Vintiquities Workshop.
Hope you all are having a wonderful day!

5 comments:

Auntie Cake said...

Glad it was a small one! And hope no tornados! Sometime I will have to tell you about the time a tornado touched down in our back field...

Have a wonderful weekend, what are you making now???

Createology said...

How far from Hot Springs Village are you? We have family living there and will be visiting this year. I am in California and agree 2.5? Be safe.

SharDon Exclusives said...

The exact thing happened a couple of years ago in GA. My five year old had heard that Calif. had had an earthquake and she asked if Georgia ever had earthquakes. I assured her "No, sweety, we don't have them here" The very next evening I was headed to bed when I heard my crystals on my lusters starting to shake. She came screaming into my bedroom "Nana, I thought you said there are no earthquakes here!!!" I had to laugh and told her Nana's can be wrong sometimes. It is at least a good topic of discussion for the next few days. I am glad you are all okay. My brother lives in Springdale, AK.
Blessings to you,
Sharon

Diane said...

Thespa, You're probably on the New Madrid fault line there. It goes up through the center of the country. In an earthquake either at the beginning of the 20th century or the end of the 19th there was a huge quake there that even changed the course of the Mississippi River for awhile!

I don't know where you can find info on it but there must be something on Google about that fault.

Anyway....Yikes!
Diane

Laurie said...

I'm from San Francisco and I sure don't miss the earthquakes!

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