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Las Vegas Earthquake: 4.8 Magnitude

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Piggylane, May 22, 2015.

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  1. Piggylane

    Piggylane Well-Known Member

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    I was with my group today at 11:47 PDT at the Orleans when we felt it. The water in the water pitchers sloshed back and forth and my projection screen shook a bit. All together maybe 15 seconds of very minor motion, no big deal at all.

    When I got back to Aria the news channels were freaking out of course, saddened that the USGS had dropped it from an initial 5.3 to a 4.8. Guess they need something to freak about. One off ramp was closed to check on an expansion joint, it's back open, Spaghetti bowl of course!

    Anyone else out here feel anything?

    I can see the Harmon from my window. Maybe four stories left. Good thing?? Just kidding!
     
  2. sindustry

    sindustry VIP Whale

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    That was just Plee pounding the Cleo2 machine at Bellagio.
     
  3. RedRiverRose

    RedRiverRose Low-Roller

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    Wow. That is interesting news.
     
  4. UTE

    UTE Plastics

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    I was up in a high-rise on The Strip during the earthquake and the building rumbled and swayed quite a bit. It felt significant to me.

    Bill
     
  5. pleepleus

    pleepleus 2016 - The monkey is back

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    I was in the HL room at the B and we convinced the pit boss she was crazy that there was an earthquake. Being a Socal native, small earthquakes don't even bother me.
     
  6. Piggylane

    Piggylane Well-Known Member

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    You didn't drop your bankroll and cause it did you?
     
  7. Carol1113

    Carol1113 High-Roller

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    We were in our room at the Mirage-29th floor-and my husband was sitting by the window and really felt it. Kind of scary but not too bad really
     
  8. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    I hope that extra shake, rattle, and roll affected the variance on the craps table throughout Vegas in a positive way!
     
    Going to Hawaii's 9th Island!!
    Going to Hawaii's 9th island!!
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    MidnightBJ Low-Roller

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    I was in my Aria Sky suite room when it happened and I really felt the building sway. It was my first earthquake so it freaked me out a little bit. You could hear the building creaking.
     
  10. alicia

    alicia Low-Roller

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    We were at Serendipity. Nobody in my party felt anything, and either did our waiter, lol.
     
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