19 Jun

We just had a teeny earthquake, which surprised us since we thought we’d left them behind in California. It was a 5.2 centered in Moe (never heard of it). Apparently 73 miles from Melbourne. No damage reported yet. A good way to quicken the heart for a little while.


5 Responses to “Earthquake!”

  1. Michelle Giering June 20, 2012 at 12:35 am #

    Not cool Australia. Not cool!

  2. Dad June 20, 2012 at 1:24 am #

    Ha! We laugh at your punny 5.2 earthquakes!
    Remember when we had an earthquake during a slumber party and I asked everybody to try and stand on one foot? Mom was near the epicenter in Palm Springs.

    • jenniferzook June 20, 2012 at 8:57 am #

      Oh yes, I remember that. All the car alarms went off.

  3. Rachel Starrett June 20, 2012 at 7:19 am #

    Was it a long rolling one or a short jerky one? Do they get freaked out over small earthquakes there?

    • jenniferzook June 20, 2012 at 8:56 am #

      Earthquakes are very rare in Victoria. It’s the only thing on the news. They keep showing the 1 token super market where cans fell of the shelves. No real damage, no injuries. I thought the Australians were supposed to be tough! Rob even got a press release from the school.

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