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Having a Chch kind of day

posted 20 Jul 2013, 22:49 by Sandra Kirby   [ updated 21 Jul 2013, 00:43 ]
Today we have had more than 60 earthquakes since 7am.  The biggest by far was 6.5, or possibly bigger,  just after 5pm which was quite frightening.  Since then - so in the past half hour the shaking is almost constant.  Lily is petrified and has spent a fair bit I'd time on my knee which has its own challenges given how much she weighs.  

I may have to sleep downstairs tonight just to be on the safe  side.

We know that Chch experience was much much worse.  So far there have been no buildings or people damage reports which is good.  Certainly ready for them to stop for the day - or at least the night.
Apparently this is called an earthquake swarm and last occurred in 2005 - can't say I remember that.
While there are reports of damage it is nothing like the Chch scale
Take care and hope if the earth is moving for you it is at your bidding . . .