x
Toggle Content Register or Login  -  July 21, 2017, 5:08 pm
Toggle Content User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: rowzee
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 1858

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 79
Total: 79
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Home
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: Community Forums
20: My Account
21: Community Forums
22: Photo Gallery
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: My Account
31: My Account
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: Community Forums
44: Photo Gallery
45: My Account
46: Community Forums
47: My Account
48: Stories Archive
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Statistics
69: Community Forums
70: Home
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: Home
75: Community Forums
76: Community Forums
77: Community Forums
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Toggle Content Main Menu
Toggle Content Last Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Gentile ,Mammola, Calabria
Last post by nuccia in Southern Italy on Jul 20, 2017 at 07:52:30

looking for manifest of Sabato Pizzano changed to Pisano
Last post by DaveFerro in Southern Italy on Jul 19, 2017 at 21:29:46

Looking for Vincenzo Contrera
Last post by Biff83 in Southern Italy on Jul 10, 2017 at 23:36:16

Locating info on my Italian cousin's death in WWII
Last post by charliemis in Southern Italy on Jul 09, 2017 at 04:06:05

Napolitano - Falzarano, Airola
Last post by goldfreaz in Southern Italy on Jun 15, 2017 at 01:29:50

How do we preserve our Genealogical research for the future?
Last post by nuccia in General Discussion Groups on Jun 14, 2017 at 23:36:52

Maria Perri
Last post by MikeBarbato in Southern Italy on Jun 14, 2017 at 16:57:18

Lanni Family Sant Elia FR
Last post by Italysearcher in Central Italy on May 31, 2017 at 10:03:19

Vuozzo Surname
Last post by Biff83 in About Us on Apr 29, 2017 at 19:15:44

Translate Do(edited)ent
Last post by Italysearcher in Translations on Apr 17, 2017 at 16:08:33

Toggle Content Help Support this Site
Please support GentediMareGenealogy
Help us by supporting the future development of this site, or simply to say thank you.
Toggle Content EStore
Community Forums › General › General Discussion Groups › Earthquake in UK

     Forum FAQ   Search   Log in to check your private messages   Login  
Earthquake in UK
Want to share something new or just have fun? You can do that here.

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum Index General Discussion Groups Printer Friendly Page

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Emmy
V.I.P.
V.I.P.


Joined: Jul 11, 2007
Posts: 1000
Location: Scotland

PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:50 am    Post subject: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

Just before 1am this morning the biggest earthquake in the UK for nearly 25years has shaken homes across large parts of the country.
People in Newcastle,Yorkshire,London,Cumbria,the Midlands,Norfolk and also parts of Wales felt the tremor. The British Geological Survey said the epicentre of the 5.3 magnitude quake was in Lincolnshire.
One person in Wales was injured when the chimney fell through the roof of his house it seems he has a broken pelvis.

Carnie (Mike) was this in your area-hope everything is ok with you.
Nothing here in Scotland.
Emmy

_________________
Lady Emmy
Back to top
View user's profile
Poipu04
V.I.P.
V.I.P.


Joined: Jul 11, 2007
Posts: 984
Location: Connecticut

PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

Yes, let us know, Mike! Egads! I never thought of the UK as an earthquake zone.

_________________
www.celenzaheritage.com
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Gina501
V.I.P.
V.I.P.


Joined: Jul 10, 2007
Posts: 444
Location: Houston, Texas

PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

OK I just got an email from Mike, so I know he's ok and everything is working. Let's hope he checks in soon and confirms.

_________________
Gina
ignaziogenealogy.com

Searching surnames -
Graziano, Trella, Del Principe (AQ)
Ignazio, Biani, Della Valle, Scarani (PC)

Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website
BillieDeKid
V.I.P.
V.I.P.


Joined: Oct 26, 2007
Posts: 1221
Location: Illinois

PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

Glad Mike's ok...............and for anyone else here at Gente that may have family there.......my prayers are with you all.

_________________
Elizabeth
Brognaturo On Line
Brognaturo Civil Records
Mangiardi, Tedeschi/Tedesco, Zangari, Coda, DeFrancesco, Ierulli, Bava, Daniele, Valente
Back to top
View user's profile
nuccia
Admin
Admin


Joined: Jul 10, 2007
Posts: 4363
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

I am so glad Mike is ok. I also hope and pray every one is ok.

_________________
nuccia
Italian Surname Database

Calabria Exchange
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Carole
Admin
Admin


Joined: Jul 10, 2007
Posts: 1662
Location: Valtellina - Near Lake Como

PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

It does seem to have had quite a wide 'shock area'. But I had to smile at this headline this morning.."

"Massive earthquake hits Rasen"

That's Market Rasen by the way... It was 5.2 on the Richter - and while it's 'quite' strong, it's not an earthquake but a tremor!
>NEWS ITEM HERE<

Don't get me wrong, a 5.2 burst for 10 seconds is still pretty scary and buildings should be evacuated immediately as there could be further shocks (tremors). I have been in four large tremors over the years in Italy, and they can be very frightening. But the last in December 2004 in the Milan area lasted for 23 seconds and was 5.9 on the scale - those 23 seconds seemed to last a 'life time' and just grabbing a coat and handbag on the way out was (is) all that should ever be done if there is the time. A real quake doesn't give you that opportunity - you just hold on to anything and hope the building isn't going to bury you.

But how many people in the UK know what the 'drill' would be? Very few I imagine... yet fire drills are the norm, so why not - in the light of climate change - aren't quake/tremor evacuations taught in any previously earthquake free zones - anywhere in the world?

_________________

Researching: EDMED, SAVILL, TYSON, NEWCOMBE, STAPLETON, GUNTER, STAPLES
If you think education is expensive -try ignorance!

>Expats in Italy<
Come and join 'Dork and Friends'! >New Blog<
Back to top
View user's profile
Emmy
V.I.P.
V.I.P.


Joined: Jul 11, 2007
Posts: 1000
Location: Scotland

PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

There has been lots of reports on the TV today and one expert said that this is not out of the ordinary for Britain that these 'tremors'/'quakes' have been happening for centuries. From photographs that people have sent into the BBC There seems to have been quite a lot of structrual damage done and it was reported that there probably would have been many casualties if this had happened during the day, they said it was very fortunate that it happened at 1 am. According to the news broadcasts very few people realised what was happening some had thought it was a terrorist attack others thought it was a heavy lorry passing close the house. Like what you say Carole very few people in Britain would know what the 'drill' would be if a really big one hit. Maybe its time someone should ask their MP that question.
Emmy

_________________
Lady Emmy
Back to top
View user's profile
carnie
Joker
Joker


Joined: Jul 12, 2007
Posts: 443
Location: Barnsley. South Yorks.

PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

Hi everyone thanks for your concerns, Emmy the 19yr old who was injured lives Wombwell where I live, (not Wales) I was waken by the tremor at about 1am, but as we had some strong gusts of wind earlier in the day, I thought it was that until I turned the TV on in the morning. From what the experts say, Britain does experience these types of tremors about every 30 yrs or so. I think the lad was lucky when the TV showed the size of the Chimney Stack that crashed through the roof pinning him down.
I could do with asking him for this weeks Lottery numbers lol. We have however in North Yorkshire a man who placed a 50p (1$) accumulator bet (one where the winnings of the first horse is put on the second one etc) it was an 8 horse rollover and he won 1 Million Pounds. (2 Million Dollars)
What a Win.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
BillieDeKid
V.I.P.
V.I.P.


Joined: Oct 26, 2007
Posts: 1221
Location: Illinois

PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthquake in UK Reply with quote

Glad you're ok Mike. Study up on those horses...........I'm sending you some money!!

_________________
Elizabeth
Brognaturo On Line
Brognaturo Civil Records
Mangiardi, Tedeschi/Tedesco, Zangari, Coda, DeFrancesco, Ierulli, Bava, Daniele, Valente
Back to top
View user's profile
  Page 1 of 1All times are GMT - 4 Hours

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum Index General Discussion Groups Printer Friendly Page

  
 
Jump to:  



You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum



Hosted By Site5.com
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of Gente di Mare Genealogy.
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the opinions of the poster.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
TCD_ItalianGene © Gente di Mare Genealogy