I Am Concerned About Big Earthquakes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    It Concerns Me But I'm Not Afraid.....

     Whenever there is an earthquake somewhere it brings out that old concern about where I live.  It happens to be near the New Madrid Fault Line and if the "big one" hits we are warned that it would destroy the infrastructure in 8 surrounding states.  The Weather...
    giggles4488 giggles4488
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Jan 30, 2010


    Earthquakes, They concern me, The damage they can do, I know firsthand, Wish I didn’t, Massive shaking, The mental stress, Anguish, The bigger, The more concern, They’re on the rise, It worries me, I hope, Never ever, To be in another!
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8
    46-50, M
    Aug 23, 2011

    City of Angels {los Angeles}

    5.8 quake just now! I have family there. My cousin has been in a long term care facility and the phones seem to be out at this time... Anyone have info?
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    33 Responses Jul 29, 2008

    When I lived in CA we used to have tremors

    almost everyday, but it never scared me, because I was used to it. Now I live in near another huge fault line and the scientists that study the fault say that we're overdue for an earthquake and we could have a HUGE one anytime now. Today we had a state wide earthquake drill and...
    genegeek16 genegeek16
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 17, 2014

    New Madrid Fault

    I live about 50 or 60 miles north of New Madrid Mo.  I'm very concerned about a quake in this area. I don't lay awake at night scared, I am prepared for it the best a person can be. My biggest concern is the saftey of my husband and our pets. (they are our babies) I want my...
    edgell edgell
    41-45, F
    May 23, 2011

    My prayers and thoughts go out to all those

    effected by this mornings earth quake in California..
    mckddy mckddy
    36-40, M
    Aug 24, 2014

    It A Love Hate Thing With Me

    I know I love them if I know I am not going to be hurt and no one else it. I think they are fun. But I think the world is going through a earthquake storm right now and it is moving east to west and south to north. Most of the presure has been on the far side of the pacific place...
    solarregeneration solarregeneration
    41-45, T
    Jul 23, 2010

    Not If, But When..

    Have friends in LA, and worry about them when I hear about quakes. They say they are due for  big one. Also, we recently moved fairly close to a possible danger zone. The New Madrid fault, which they say is WAY overdue for one...I think I am prepped enough with emergency...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2008

    In 1923,Kanto Big Earthquake,

    11 million people died. In 1995,6 thousand people died and if we count including serious case and missing people 5 million people due to big earthquake..It's called Hanshin Awaji Big earthquake. And in 2011 Higashi Nihon Big Earthquake happened.again... About 2 million people...
    babyblueeee babyblueeee
    31-35, F
    Jan 20, 2016

    We Will Experience More Large Earthquakes

    The flow of earth's magma core has shifted ... We know this because earth's magnetic field is changing ... magnetic north pole is accelerating toward Siberia ... 30 miles per yr in 2000 now 40 miles per year ... The flow of earth's molten core effects many things ... not just...
    missjulie13 missjulie13
    1 Response Jul 17, 2011
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