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Re: Anyone know if Alvaro is OK?

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Anyone know if Alvaro is OK?
Date: 2010-02-28 04:02:32
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On Sat, 27 Feb 2010, Alvaro Herrera wrote:

> Hi.  We're out of town right now, and it seems I can't get to my home
> machine (probably just a loose cable).  Our building was shaken badly
> enough that we'll have a lot of work to do to make it usable again.
> 
> Our earthquake was 8.3 or 8.8 depending on who you ask, and whatever it
> really was, it was strong enough to tear down a bunch of buildings.  Not on
> my zone though, fortunately for us.  I have several friends on the worst
> area though :-(

Glad to hear you were in a safer zone .. something I've never had to 
weather so far in my life, and would rather keep it that way ;(

> Re: the more frequent earthquakes, yeah I was thinking the same today.  
> An actual scientific study would be more useful than idle speculation 
> though ...

One comment that one guy at work had about this was along the lines of 
aftershocks, where there is a ripple effect that radiates out from a big 
one affecting seemingly unrelated areas ... not sure how much I subscribe 
to that theory, as one would think that the 'aftershocks' would be less 
intense then the original, and, so far, 8.3/8.8 sounds *alot* higher then 
anything I've heard of recently ...

My thoughts and prays go out to you and your family ...

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