“As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote." - Melville
Friday, February 5, 2010
My first Real Earthquake
I was comfortably falling asleep in my tent last night, while camped at the Brod Bay beach campsite along the Kepler track. Right as I was falling asleep, the waves on the bay starting picking up and I felt the ground calmly rocking back and forth. It felt as though I was on some sort of amusement park ride. It was a surreal experience to be on the ground and have it move.
Turns out the quake was a 5.1 and had an epicenter about 70 km from where I was in Te Anau.
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