Earthquakes 2018


#441

Quitter!


#442

Enjoy your 100.0 quake !


#443

The one last night started as I just came home, twisting and bending the room, moving up and down a bit, almost like 1999, just a little less.


#444

Ridiculous.


#445

Drew get out while you still can


#446

I think it’s more simple than that:

  1. there could be minor, really tiny quakes
  2. there are other sources of movement, including your own body

After a big earthquake you pay more attention to these things, and yeah, sometimes it’s hard to tell, and sometimes you just think there might be something moving even if it’s not, because you are overthinking it


#447

I had 2 bottles of beer and nearly a tea cup of vodka before going to sleep, didn’t feel any quakes during the night.


#448

Yes, but how many times did you have to get up to pee?


#449

My alpha-bladder isn’t concerned about such trivial issues.


#450

Of the two collapsed buildings in Hualien, the tilted building also has… had a hotel on the second and third floor.

The building’s photo on Agoda

The hotel’s official website:
http://www.beauty-inn.com.tw/

Since the building suffered severe structural damage, the hotel levels is where most people are trapped in. However, they are still unable to obtain a list of guests for the night, and can’t be sure how many people are in need of rescue.


#451

Looks like the only damaged building in a wide area. More tales of illegal construction cutting corners on safety?


#452

No more aftershocks in the last 1,5h. It finally stopped or something is building up.


#453

Some reports say that the building’s built on a fault line. It’s also the only high rise in that entire neighbourhood, so that’s probably true.

If that’s the case then someone should look into who approved it.


#454

How does it manage to stay tilted? What’s supporting it?


#455

Steel support placed to prevent the building to topple on the rescue team.


#456

I noticed the same thing. And I hope it’s the finally stopped option.


#457

Here we go again!

No. Taiwan time Magnitude Depth (km) Location
Local 02/07 15:00 | 3.3 | 15.9 | 24.05N 121.59E, i.e. 7.8 km NNW of Hualien County


#458

Didn’t feel that one at all. And no, I haven’t been day drinking.


#459

stop day drinking


#460

What part of “no” do you not understand!? Typical male…