Re: Odd to hear an earthquake....

From: Chris Olds (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 11:37:31 PST

Preliminary mag is 6.2, damage reported south of Seattle.
The best (skimpy) info I have on the epicenter is that it is somewhere
south of town, but nothing more specific. It was reportedly felt in


(you're apparently not even the only FoRK to hear the quake on a
conference call - what a connected world we live in, eh?)

On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Meltsner, Kenneth wrote:

> I just was on a conference call about 10 minutes ago with several folks in Kirkland WA (near Seattle). We had to "call" the telecon on account of earthquake -- it must have lasted at least 15 seconds, with a couple of aftershocks. Really, really weird to be talking with them during this. Lots of "Get under the desk" and "Whoa!" comments.
> They guessed around 6, but that assumes that Kirkland was near the epicenter.
> Ken Meltsner
> Computer Associates
> Senior Architect, Portal TAG Team

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