Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    New Zealand
    Gender
    Female
    Posts
    2,601
    Habbo
    Sloths
    Tokens
    3,534
    View Awards

    Default Earthquakes - Ever travelled to an earthquake prone country?

    Itís Shake Out day on 18th October, not sure if just for NZ or around the world. But being prone to big earthquakes we have a practice day each year where we pretend an earthquake is happening to test out our surroundings in case a real one hits.

    Iíve been in three rather large earthquakes (and too many to count smaller ones or aftershocks), one being a 7.8 so pretty scary!

    Have you been in a big earthquake before? Or travelled to a country prone to earthquakes and been slightly freaked out of one happening while youíre there?


  2. #2
    TinyFroggy's Avatar
    TinyFroggy is offline Events Organiser / Competitions Staff
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Malaysia
    Gender
    Male
    Posts
    556
    Habbo
    TinyFroggy
    Tokens
    3,167
    View Awards

    Default

    Indonesia has a lot of earthquakes and they are the recent news. I don't think I've ever traveled there though (not sure when I was young)

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Posts
    23,369
    Tokens
    6,801
    View Awards

    Default

    I was in that MASSIVE earthquake the UK had a while back; the one the sensationalist newspapers claimed ROCKED BRITAIN. In actuality it was like magnitude 3.0 and caused some tiles to fall off a roof somewhere. That's the extent of my experience.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Gender
    Male
    Posts
    9,522
    Habbo
    Zak
    Tokens
    21,853
    View Awards

    Default

    Given the extent of fault lines, I'd be surprised if 90% of people had travelled to a country prone to earthquakes.

    I haven't experienced any earthquakes myself but I have been to San Francisco which is pretty earthquake prone.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    West Yorkshire
    Gender
    Female
    Posts
    18,426
    Habbo
    Samanfa
    Tokens
    39,838
    View Awards

    Default

    No I haven't.

  6. #6
    -:Undertaker:-'s Avatar
    -:Undertaker:- is offline Habbox Hall of Fame Inductee
    Former Rare Values Manager

    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    CŠdiz, Kingdom of Spain
    Gender
    Male
    Posts
    24,191
    Habbo
    -:overtaker:-
    Tokens
    693
    View Awards

    Default

    I can't think of any. I guess I visited India which is prone, but in the north?
    one last time from Freddy's joint.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO