as far as I know, there were no injuries.
I was lying in bed. I am inclined to think that I was in a light sleep. I sleep on 4 mattress, (box spring, regular, box spring, regular), (I had been keeping my old mattresses in ministorage, but I couldn't pay the ministorage anymore, and we have limited space), but they are in contact with the wall, and the desk. I became aware of motions, up and down from my perspective, but really horizontal. I think they lasted for no more than several seconds. I don't remember if there was any noise. I think my first thought waking up was that someone was trying to pull or shake me out of bed. My first rational guesses were either the washing machine, or perhaps a very heavy truck or low flying aircraft.
My dad was in the shop, and said everything rattled. He was of the impression that the oscillations were fast. From my perspective on top of 4 mattresses, I would have described them as slower. (the mattresses could have dampened the fast vibrations and enhanced the swaying from the slower oscillations.)
P.S. I have a hard time trusting my memory with details like this, but I would not be surprised if the faster vibrations occurred first, and the slower oscillations occurred second. I wouldn't trust my memory on details like that, especially since I was half asleep. I remember from school that there are different kinds of waves from earthquakes, and I think they travel at different speeds, but I don't remember for sure which are which.
I will read through this during commercial breaks:
|Response Title||Author and Date|
|I felt the one that hit Virginia||on Oct 23|
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