"I have never felt one (earthquake) in my entire life,"
Peck was one of millions throughout
"I was just sitting in a plastic lawn chair and I started feeling my chair wobbling, and I was looking around and didn't know what was going on," he said. "Since it was a plastic chair, I thought maybe it was deciding to give out. Then I got on Facebook and saw all of my friends in
Biggest tremor ever
"My chair, table, my desk, ceiling fan, everything began to move. It's kind of interesting. I've lived in
"Unnerving," was how
"I had just woken up and was lying in bed, and I live in a hundred-year-old house," Boyer said. "The interior doors started rattling and my bed was shaking. This one seemed to last a bit longer than others I've felt in
Morning run postponed
Salinan Grant Miller thought he was going for a run but decided against it after the quake hit.
"I was ready to go for a run and I thought it was hailing out. I noticed my cabinet doors in my kitchen were swaying back and forth," he said. "It was nothing crazy, but enough to see that they were moving. So I go outside and notice it wasn't even raining. And that very moment my mom (
"Woke up, checked my phone at
Car shook on highway
"It was pretty scary actually. I thought that my car was about to tip over," she said. "I've never been in an earthquake before, so I didn't know what it was until I saw my friends on Facebook talking about it. I can't imagine what the people who were closer to it felt. My prayers are with those families."
"A total shock" was how
"I just didn't know what was going on. I was using the bathroom and the next thing I know, I had toothpaste and Vaseline falling at my feet," he said. "I felt everything around me moving and shaking. I'm blessed that it didn't do any real damage, but it was a total shock for me."
Salinan McKenzie Henry said her son started crying.
"We were lying in bed and the next thing I know is our bed started shaking and my phone and a glass of water that was next to my bed on the stand fell to the floor," she said. "My son (
She said her son cried, but she told him everything would be all right. It took about 15 minutes to realize he was OK.
"I've heard of earthquakes before, but living in
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