Shake ‘n Bake

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on June 23, 2010

Just wanted to do a quick poll about who else felt the earthquake not too long ago?

Leave a comment below with your location if you felt it…I have heard that it was also felt in NY, Vermont, Pittsburg, etc.

My house was shaking like crazy and I thought someone broke in or something! :lol:

I wonder if this means my race is cancelled tonight. :ermm:

We never get earthquakes in Ontario so this is quite strange.

Be safe!

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Jessica @ How Sweet June 23, 2010 at 1:02 pm

I am freaking – it was everywhere! Here in Pittsburgh! SCARY!

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Becky June 24, 2010 at 9:22 am

[email protected] sweet…where are you in Pittsburgh?? My sister works in South Side and felt it. I was over on the North side.and nothing!

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Jessica @ How Sweet June 24, 2010 at 9:26 am

I was in Irwin – I didn’t feel it, though others said they did. My husband works on the North Shore and he felt it!

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Morgan June 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm

I live north of Pittsburgh and am surprised I didn’t feel a thing! Other people in town did, so weird!

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Breanne June 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm

I felt it! I live in Niagara on the lake! I felt my couch shaking while i was watching tv. Scared the CRAP out of me!

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Breanne June 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm

hehe another Breanne and I’m in St.Catharines- and we didn’t feel a thing at my place….

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Julie @SavvyEats June 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm

I’m in Ithaca, NY and while I didn’t feel it, I know a lot of people in the area did!

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bee June 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm

chicago

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Tante June 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm

Felt it here in southern New Hampshire! Must have been a big one…

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Steph (@mediterraneanmiss) June 23, 2010 at 1:04 pm

We felt it in downtown Toronto!

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Kate B. June 23, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Felt the earthquake in Kingston! In class and the teacher was teaching and everything.

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Jane June 23, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Yes, I’m at the University of Waterloo, and even the vase of flowers on my desk was shaking. I haven’t felt anything quite like that since I lived on the west coast.

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Brad June 23, 2010 at 1:04 pm

In Ottawa, Canada

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Nancy June 23, 2010 at 1:04 pm

In Waterloo – I didn’t feel it as I was driving at the time. But my co-workers felt their desks and chairs!!

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Valerie June 23, 2010 at 1:04 pm

I live in Columbus Ohio and I felt it in my office building downtown! Crazy!

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Kate June 23, 2010 at 3:06 pm

I’m also in Columbus, Ohio and we felt it right outside of downtown!!

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Jenna June 23, 2010 at 8:31 pm

Also Cols., OH and we felt it in northern Cols.

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Britt June 23, 2010 at 1:05 pm

Lots of people in Columbus, Ohio are claiming to have felt it but I didn’t.

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Wei-Wei June 23, 2010 at 1:05 pm

O_O certainly not here in China! I hope you guys are okay :(

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Aunt Jayne June 23, 2010 at 1:05 pm

I am just south of Barrie – my chair actually moved (It is on wheels)
I talked to someone at CFB Borden and they felt it there as well.
I have heard reports of New York, Ohio, and Milwaukee as well.

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Jennifer June 23, 2010 at 1:05 pm

Felt it here at work in Brampton. Thought I was imagining things when my monitor started swaying!

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laura June 23, 2010 at 1:05 pm

syracuse!

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Miranda @ Mirandasjeans June 23, 2010 at 1:05 pm

South Oshawa (for work people) Ontario

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Angela (Oh She Glows) June 23, 2010 at 1:06 pm

Crazy!

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lawr June 23, 2010 at 1:07 pm

felt it in montreal

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alexe @ soyaetchocolat June 23, 2010 at 3:50 pm

I live in Mtl and felt it too. I think it’s only my second earthquake in 25 years of existence…

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Sara June 23, 2010 at 1:07 pm

I didn’t feel it, but apparently others here in Albany, NY did!

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Christina June 23, 2010 at 1:08 pm

Toronto! Most of the people in my office freaked out, I was standing up and didn’t really feel the ground shake but I could see all the computer monitors shaking.

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Freya @ Brit Chick Runs June 23, 2010 at 1:08 pm

I didn’t..but I’m in the UK! It sounds scary though :s

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Vanessa June 23, 2010 at 1:08 pm

Felt it at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto!

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Erica June 23, 2010 at 1:08 pm

Burlington felt it.

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Lisa June 23, 2010 at 1:09 pm

I’m in Maine and a local news channel posted on Facebook saying they got reports of an earthquake and were looking or more info. Crazy!

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Robyn @ Frugal 'n' Fit! June 23, 2010 at 1:09 pm

I felt it here in Toronto! I am scared that it was felt so far and wide. CREEEEPY.

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ROBYN June 23, 2010 at 3:53 pm

He He! Another Robyn! :)

I felt it in Findley Lake, NY

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lawr June 23, 2010 at 1:09 pm

my friend in boston felt it too

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Bec June 23, 2010 at 1:10 pm

renfrew (an hour north west of Ottawa) felt it pretty hard though we usually get one every few years though never that strong!

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Steph June 23, 2010 at 1:10 pm

Felt it in Newmarket, Ontario!

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Natalie June 23, 2010 at 1:11 pm

Felt in in Rochester, NY! Crazy!!

BTW I looooooooooooove your blog!

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So June 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm

Felt it in Quebec City, Qc, Canada

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Sara June 23, 2010 at 1:13 pm

Weird! I live in San Diego and we’ve had our fair share of them lately ever since our big one on Easter!! The first time I had a weird reaction like you – thought it was someone shaking me (I was napping!hehe). After that my brain recognized all the following ones we’ve had. But it’s kinda funny that even in CA, it was one of the last things I thought of when the house was shaking!

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Lindsay June 23, 2010 at 1:14 pm

Not here in Indianapolis…I feel sorta left out :)

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Karmen June 23, 2010 at 1:14 pm

I’m right outside of Detroit, and we felt it a little in our office! Crazy! Hope your race isn’t canceled..you be safe as well!

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Jill June 23, 2010 at 1:14 pm

I’m in Michigan. I didn’t feel it, but my coworkers did!

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Fueling for Fitness June 23, 2010 at 1:14 pm

Felt it on the 17th floor in downtown Toronto. They evacuated our office building!

-Alison

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[email protected] June 23, 2010 at 1:14 pm

I didn’t feel it, but found this online where you can submit where you felt it. It will be interesting to see how widespread it is!

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/dyfi/events/us/2010xwa7/us/index.html

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Lindsay June 23, 2010 at 1:15 pm

Ok, seriously off the subject of this post, but can ANYONE tell me how to change the picture that shows up next to my comment…that is horrible!! lol

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Angela (Oh She Glows) June 23, 2010 at 1:25 pm

hahaha omg your comment made me laugh out loud. So random, but funny. Go to GRAVATAR.com I think, and you can sign up for an account to add your own pic associated with a certain email that you sign in with.

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Lindsay June 23, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Oh praise you! So much better!

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Lindsay June 23, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Oh i’m an idiot! I only changed it on Wordpress, not Gravatar!!

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Heather (Heather's Dish) June 23, 2010 at 1:15 pm

i obviously didn’t feel it since I’m in Colorado, but I’ve been in one before…SCARY! everyone be careful out there!

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Callie @ Callieflower Kitchen June 23, 2010 at 1:15 pm

We felt it here in Etobicoke, Ontario!

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Holly June 23, 2010 at 1:16 pm

I felt it in Michigan! I thought I was crazy but I guess not!

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Lauren W. June 23, 2010 at 1:16 pm

My family is in Rochester, NY and they felt it too! So scary!!!!

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Therese June 23, 2010 at 1:16 pm

I’m in Toronto and boy did I feel it! I haven’t felt an earthquake like that since I lived in Japan! 5.5 so says the Globe & Mail!

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Rosey Rebecca June 23, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Felt it in Albany, NY! Was sitting on my bed reading blogs and it started shaking like crazy!!

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Lisa (I'm an Okie) June 23, 2010 at 1:16 pm

No earthquake here, but I’m all the way in Oklahoma!

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Eunice June 23, 2010 at 1:16 pm

I have a friend in Cleveland who felt it. Nothing here in Florida though :)

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Roberta June 23, 2010 at 1:17 pm

Felt it here in Markham Ontario

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Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat June 23, 2010 at 1:17 pm

Yep, felt it in Waterloo, ON!

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Amy June 23, 2010 at 1:18 pm

I felt it and thought I was crazy, till I saw the panic on my cat’s face!! it wasn’t much, but I felt it!

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christine June 23, 2010 at 1:18 pm

I’m in Oakville and I felt it, I’m fairly certain the world is ending

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Christie June 23, 2010 at 1:19 pm

Woah. I felt it here in Mississauga. I thought I was going crazy when everything in my room started shaking. My first thought was “wow, that was almost like an earthquake! – psh, we don’t get them here… maybe it was the wind.” I’m still not sure why I thought it was more plausible that the wind was shaking my house.

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Kim June 23, 2010 at 1:20 pm

Holy moly an earthquake up there? I just moved back to California from Pennsylvania so I’m used to the thought of them, but I am really shocked you had one there!

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becki June 23, 2010 at 1:20 pm

We felt it at starbucks in milton!! I thought it was my cell phone vibrating in my lap!!!

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Vivian June 23, 2010 at 1:21 pm

I was on the computer in my room when I noticed all my shelves were banging against the wall. Thought I was imagining it! Then I turned on the TV and within a minute, there was the breaking news to confirm I’m not crazy lol I’m in Toronto.

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Whit June 23, 2010 at 1:22 pm

I’m in Ann Arbor, MI and I didn’t feel it but the newspaper (who are in the same building as my company) reported that they felt it.

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Kim June 23, 2010 at 1:24 pm

Another Columbus, Ohio resident….I am north of the city and did NOT feel it, though I have seen many tweets from people who did feel it.

Kim

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Amy @ be.you.ti.fully, a.musing June 23, 2010 at 1:25 pm

I didn’t feel it (I was driving), but my mom and brother were home (Moose Creek, ON) and they felt it. My dad was at work in Ottawa and he said the walls were shaking.

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Katie H. June 23, 2010 at 1:26 pm

We felt it in Albany, NY!

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rachel June 23, 2010 at 1:27 pm

Boston!

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Ali @ Redhead Reports June 23, 2010 at 1:29 pm

Didn’t feel it in Texas ;)

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NicholeK June 23, 2010 at 1:29 pm

Yup! Felt it in Albany, NY.

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Valerie June 23, 2010 at 1:30 pm

I live in Waterloo and I felt it. I was at the computer and my monitor was shaking along with the flowers on my desk. Freaky! A bunch of people in my hometown (Orillia, just north of Barrie) felt it as well and my cousin in Ottawa said she could really feel it there!

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Adam June 23, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Just outside of Windsor, Ontario. Spilled my glass of water on the floor!

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Jenn June 24, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Another Windsorite who felt the earth “wiggle”. It wasn’t really strong down here, but enough to make you go “WTF was that?!”

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Hannah Hawley June 23, 2010 at 1:38 pm

I live in Randolph, VT and work in Wilder, VT and it was felt in both places! Boyfriend at home and here at work!

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Lauren June 23, 2010 at 1:38 pm

I THINK I felt it all the way down here in Philly. My office shook for about 1 second and I thought it was a large gust of wind, except it’s not windy. Now I am thinking otherwise.

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Veggie Girl @ Farmer's Market Love June 23, 2010 at 1:39 pm

Felt it in Chicago!!!

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Jessica @ Lima's Vegan Kitchen June 23, 2010 at 1:40 pm

I’m in Montreal and this *just* became news to me! I had no idea!

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Bella (Stilettos on the Streetcar) June 23, 2010 at 1:41 pm

I’m in Toronto and my bookshelves were shakin’ like crazy!

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Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday June 23, 2010 at 1:44 pm

I live in Windsor. I felt nothing.

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Nicole June 23, 2010 at 1:44 pm

Crazy! I didn’t feel it, but I’m in Alberta :) . I didn’t know we got earthquakes in Canada…it would freak me out if we had one here!

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Amber K June 23, 2010 at 1:46 pm

I didn’t feel it in Oregon!

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Kristina June 23, 2010 at 1:50 pm

earthquakes freak me out! Angela I saw you post this as I was walking out the door, there were six comments… I was gone maybe 30 min… now there’s 70+

this is scary that an earthquake is felt that far, that many places. obviously didn’t feel it here in Portland, OR, but they say we’re due for a BIG one and it completely freaks me out!

be careful everyone; Angela I hope you get to race tonight!

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Monika June 23, 2010 at 1:51 pm

We had it in Toronto but somehow I totally missed it – as did my husband. Maybe it’s a family thing (we’re oblivious to earthquakes?)

But everyone else in my office felt it. All I felt was left out :(

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Rosalie June 23, 2010 at 1:54 pm

I felt it in Boston! I thought that’s what it was, since I didn’t hear construction noises (my building is very wobbly so when they do construction nearby it shakes too). Crazy!

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darryn (brio.gusto) June 23, 2010 at 1:55 pm

Felt in Ottawa – scary stuff! I immediately tuned into the news program that you posted about in your last entry to get a radio update. ha ha. Glad everyone is safe!

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Rachel June 23, 2010 at 1:55 pm

Felt it in Port Elgin, Ontario!

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Amy @ be.you.ti.fully, a.musing June 23, 2010 at 1:56 pm

My mom read that it originated in Val-des-Monts, Québec, so not too far from here! I just read up quickly on what to do in an earthquake (honestly had no idea – you don’t expect earthquakes here!) and it said that if you’re driving, it’ll just feel like you’re car is acting weird… I might have felt a little bit of that, like swaying or something, but I’m not sure. Hard to say when you’re on side roads and everything is bumpy to begin with!

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Marlène June 23, 2010 at 3:07 pm

Actually, it originated in Val-des-bois, which is a little further North than Val-des-monts. I was at work in downtown Ottawa and all the buildings were evacuated for about 1/2 hour.

Unfortunately, we were let back into our building, so I didn’t get the afternoon off!!! :-)

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Amy @ be.you.ti.fully, a.musing June 23, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Ah, she must have mistaken the two towns. Too bad you didn’t get the afternoon off! lol

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Renee June 23, 2010 at 9:54 pm

You work in the wrong building! :-) I am also in downtown Ottawa and was evacuated and subsequently sent home. Yay for earthquakes!

My boyfriend felt it also, in St. Catherine’s – at the top of a ladder!

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Design Milk (Jaime) June 23, 2010 at 1:59 pm

Felt it all the way down here in southern New Jersey.

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Heather June 23, 2010 at 2:02 pm

Hi Angela,

I’m in my office in Markham on the 6th floor and the entire floor and windows were shaking … very scary.

Heather

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Karly (Becoming My Best Self) June 23, 2010 at 2:06 pm

Earthquake hit at the same time that a major G20 protest was coming down the street outside my office building. Between all the workers in the area being evacuated onto the street, the protesters, hundreds of police and snipers and hot weather – I have had enough! Haha. Glad everyone I safe though!

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MB June 23, 2010 at 2:09 pm

I didn’t feel it here in Boston but it could have happened when I was bouncing on the elliptical and just thought I was in a good groove. Earthquakes scare the crap out of me and is one of the reasons why I could never live in California. Give me a good blizzard any day over an earthquake.

The last time we had a good size earthquake here in the northeast I was up in Stowe, VT down in a cave. It was scary to think what could have happened if the opening caved in.

Glad you’re ok and it wasn’t an intruder. Be safe out there and be on the watch for the after-shocks.

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Elspeth June 23, 2010 at 2:19 pm

I’m in Fredericton, New Brunswick and I’m not sure if it was a coincindence or not, but our office building shook at approximately the same time. So I’m assuming that’s what we felt … scary!

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Nine June 23, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Bizarre! I was just looking on the NZ geo website to find out about the earthquake I felt last night, then pulled up your page! Had to do a double take :-)

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Lauren @ She's a Runner June 23, 2010 at 2:22 pm

I’m in Toronto, and everything in my apartment was shaking a little…it didn’t register with me that it was an earthquake though. Then I saw on twitter, everyone was talking about it…so weird! In all my life, I don’t remember us having any earthquakes around here!

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Samantha @ Health, Happiness & Skinny Jeans June 23, 2010 at 2:23 pm

I was near the end of a kickboxing class on my lunch break when they came in and told us. My whole office building was evacuated as a precaution. But now I am hearing possible tornado warnings for Suthern Ontario. What a weird day!!

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Bridget June 23, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Ahh that is scary! I live on Vancouver Island so I didn’t feel it. There’s supposed to be a major earthquake on the west coast sometime in the near future, which freaks me out :O

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Jenn June 23, 2010 at 2:27 pm

I’m in downtown Pittsburgh and didn’t feel a thing. I can’t believe that a 5.5 would be felt in different states. Odd.

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Mary June 23, 2010 at 2:27 pm

I’m near Cleveland, Ohio and we were able to feel it in my office! I’ve been tired all afternoon, so I thought it was just me til my coworkers said they felt it too :)

BTW- been following your blog for a while and love it!

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Jen June 23, 2010 at 2:39 pm

People working in my building felt it, but I must have really been focused on my work because I didn’t noticed.

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Jessica June 23, 2010 at 2:42 pm

I was in Oakville shopping around Lakeshore and I didn’t feel a thing. I wonder if my grandpa and neice felt it in Milton?

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Andrea June 23, 2010 at 2:42 pm

We felt it in London, ON. I had chalked it up to construction from living in a new suburb until I turned on the TV!

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Laura (youngDCliving) June 23, 2010 at 2:43 pm

That’s so weird! I’m in DC, so I obviously didn’t feel it, but I haven’t even heard about it–crazy. Hope everyone is safe!

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Alexandra June 23, 2010 at 2:44 pm

Felt it here in Mississauga! I thought it was thunder or something! :p

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kellie June 23, 2010 at 2:45 pm

We felt it in Amherst, NY. The whole building shook.

I started reading your blog about a month ago. Good luck racing! We have some great triathlons in the area, you should check them out! And I’m not just saying that cause I work for the race management company ;-)

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Rachel June 23, 2010 at 2:54 pm

Felt it in downtown Toronto – although barely, because our building is built on crazy “hockey pucks” to prevent the building from moving too much during earthquakes. I’m from BC, and I really thought I’d left all this behind when I moved out East!

Is this some sort of warning about the G20? :D

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GlendaM June 23, 2010 at 3:04 pm

I live in Ottawa, but currently on the road for work. My daughter definitely felt it as she sent me a text right away. She thought it was kind of cool. I never heard of that happening and certainly have never experienced it before. She said they were expecting another one within the next while.

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kaila June 23, 2010 at 3:13 pm

i felt it over here in Buffalo! were all safe though so thats good, and no damage!

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Jess @ MTL Veggie June 23, 2010 at 3:16 pm

It hit Montreal but the only reason I know that is about 4 different people from my office came up to me asking if I “felt” it because apparently our building was shaking.

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Callie June 23, 2010 at 3:16 pm

I live all the way in California… too far to feel anything.

Hope your race doesn’t get canceled!

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Jessica June 23, 2010 at 3:20 pm

I live near Waterloo, and definately felt it here!

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Kate June 23, 2010 at 3:27 pm

I was outside in downtown Toronto. Did not feel a single thing, and was really surprised when I read the news!

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Rachel S June 23, 2010 at 3:32 pm

I live near Washington, DC, and didn’t feel a thing. Though I just read somewhere that quakes in the east tend to be felt in a wider area because there aren’t as many fault lines as there are in the west (CA, etc)…in the west, the other fault lines sort of “absorb” the energy of the quake, so it doesn’t really spread very far. So I guess this explains why it was felt in so many places.

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Adrienne June 23, 2010 at 3:33 pm

I felt it in downtown Toronto…is it wrong that I thought it was cool, not scary??

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emily June 23, 2010 at 3:45 pm

OMG, me too! I thought I was going crazy!

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Kelsey June 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm

I personally didn’t feel anything here in Cobourg, but my co-workers said they did!

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callah June 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm

hope the major thunderstorm warnings don’t mess up your race! it’s my run club tonight, so I’m not too sure!

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Kerry June 23, 2010 at 3:57 pm

I felt it in Buffalo, NY. I was on the 8th floor of my office building. It was exciting, but a little scary!

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Jodi June 23, 2010 at 3:59 pm

Hey Angela,

we felt is here at the office in Hartford, CT!

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Tyler June 23, 2010 at 4:07 pm

I felt it in Watertown, NY. We have a lot of construction on our street so I was looking out the window for moving trucks. In my head I was thinking “Wouldn’t it be weird if this were an earthquake?”. Crazy!

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Monica June 23, 2010 at 4:08 pm

I was out laying on the sand at the beach in OTTAWA, and man it was so crazy! I wanted another one (:

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Jessica Champion June 23, 2010 at 4:16 pm

I really felt it as I was 11 stories high in my apartment, in Ottawa, apparently about 53 km from where the earthquake happened. I had my 16 month-old with me and I was so freaked out! The whole building was shaking, pictures swaying, and things falling off shelves. Glad we are fine and that it’s over. Love your blog btw and I can’t wait to try the PB and J VOO!! Sounds amazing :D You may have inspired me to start a blog.

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Izzy June 23, 2010 at 4:20 pm

I live in Toronto and did NOT feel it at all!!! I get home and go on Facebook and everyone’s like – EARTHQUAKE? Whats the deal?!

izzyy

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Kristin (Salty Tooth) June 23, 2010 at 4:24 pm

I live in Milwaukee, and apparently everyone else aside from me felt the earthquake. Strange!

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Katie June 23, 2010 at 4:26 pm

My family felt it in Rochester, NY

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Kara @ MyWellnest June 23, 2010 at 4:34 pm

We felt it here in Vermont!

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Jill June 23, 2010 at 4:39 pm

I felt it mildly at work in Lakefield, and my hubby said the whole apartment shook in Peterborough…. Crazy! Didn’t get out of work early though…

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Amy June 23, 2010 at 4:43 pm

Felt it in Ottawa!

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Diana @ frontyardfoodie June 23, 2010 at 4:48 pm

Holy crap I didn’t even know about this! Insane! I hope everyone is okay!

I live near Kansas City and we definitely didn’t have it!

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Tyler June 23, 2010 at 8:28 pm

Where at? I grew up in Blue Springs, MO

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Kim June 23, 2010 at 4:53 pm

I’m in Ottawa and was REALLY felt it too! It was crazy!

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Mary June 23, 2010 at 4:53 pm

Milwaukee, WI!

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Lisa (bakebikeblog) June 23, 2010 at 4:56 pm

oh no – how scary! One good thing about living in Australia is that we dont have earthquakes phew

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Jocelyn June 23, 2010 at 4:56 pm

we felt it here! (you know where i am) :) scary!

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aneta June 23, 2010 at 5:27 pm

i didnt feel it, but i work downtown and everyone there did. Downtown toronto was going crazy this afternoon!

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Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman June 23, 2010 at 5:32 pm

Wow, that’s crazy. We’re quake-free in DC.

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Shalyn June 23, 2010 at 6:03 pm

SO weird..I have lived in Vancouver for 6 years and never had an earthquake to date..and then you Eastern-ers get one..

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Jessica Sinclair June 23, 2010 at 6:28 pm

We sure felt it at work in east-end Ottawa…. we got evacuated from the building for a bit till they were sure there wouldn’t be any aftershocks…. my chair moved( no wheels)!

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Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble) June 23, 2010 at 6:33 pm

The guys upstairs from us heard it, but I was in the kitchen (downstairs) and we didn’t feel it at all!! Weird!

xo
K

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WendyF June 23, 2010 at 7:05 pm

It was pretty strong in Ottawa, probably the biggest I’ve ever felt in my lifetime. I think what was most frightening was the length of time it lasted. My female coworkers were in a state of panic -two were holding onto each other, others standing in their false wall doorways, another was ducking under her desk for cover, and one screamed when the fire exit door wouldn’t open on first try. It was pretty comical sharing our reactions with one another while we waited to be let back into the building.

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Alexandra June 23, 2010 at 8:00 pm

My house shook like crazy here in Ottawa. I actually thought it was going to fall on my head! I am so happy to hear that no one was hurt. Such an odd occurrence for Ontario!

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Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin June 23, 2010 at 9:26 pm

I’m apparently totally clueless because I’m in Ontario and I didn’t feel a thing! :P

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Amanda June 23, 2010 at 10:17 pm

We felt it here in Buffalo, NY! Pretty wild huh?

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suzanne June 23, 2010 at 10:30 pm

We felt it in Kitchener!!

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Jenn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) June 23, 2010 at 11:32 pm

We didn’t feel anything in our part of upstate NY, but we’re in the Catskills, so we probably missed it. Scary!

Jenn

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Kristin June 24, 2010 at 9:05 am

Yep, I felt not shaking, but a gentle sway back and forth, in my office building in downtown Detroit. No one else did, though, and I thought I had imagined it, or the wind had picked up enough to sway the building, or something. We don’t get too many earthquakes in Michigan (I’m 30 and have never felt one before) so I thought it was the *coolest thing ever* and texted my sister-in-law in San Fran to gloat, filled out the USGS did-you-feel-it survey, etc.

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Triathlonbabe aka Grace June 24, 2010 at 11:06 am

Yikes, all this talk of earthquakes….eeek! I’ve never experienced one however, I live in Texas and we have tornados and 105 degree temps….

Hope everyone is okay.

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Shawn Christine June 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm

We actually had a tornado touch down a few miles south of us in Buffalo too. So we had an earthquake and a tornado in the same day! (but it was only 85 degrees! haha)

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Kristin June 25, 2010 at 2:03 pm

That happened in southeast Michigan, too! First an earthquake, then a tornado that night.

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Shawn Christine June 24, 2010 at 1:44 pm

I didn’t feel it in Downtown Buffalo, but everyone who came in to work during the day said they did (even the people next door). No one in my office felt it. I was kind of disappointed! I there was another one here about 12 years ago and I didn’t feel that one either :-(

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Lauren @ Health on the Run June 24, 2010 at 2:36 pm

We felt it down in Providence, RI!!

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Jennifer June 24, 2010 at 5:34 pm

Windsor, CT!

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