Tuesday, 6 March 2007

Breaking News: Earthquake!!?!!?!???... and lil update...

As I was staring at my computer screen, I felt a bit dizzy and I noticed my cursor started moving but I wasn’t moving my hands. The next thing I know, everyone started shouting:

“It’s shaking”…”The building is shaking”… “Eh eh, bergoyang lah!”

Apparently some offices in Malacca have been closed down since afternoon today whilst tremors were felt throughout the peninsular Malaysia. My office is contemplating evacuating the building.

Update:
For the very first time, I experienced a so called minor quake. Really... a mere 10 seconds of tremors made me wanna puke and felt dizzy. One thing though, when my cursor started to move and my hands were shaking without me moving it... I tot I was suffering from parkinson disease hahaha !!!


You know what is the best part? When we were talking about evacuating... one of the senior manager came up and said "what about our business continuation plan"?

At the possible point of death... all she is concern of is work...!I guess it's time to write modern slavery part II!!! ... but not today... I am having a severe headache from the lack of sleep due to blogging... I need some rest today. Goodnight everyone!


30 comments:

Deisy said...

My sister and my fren in KL also experienced the slight movement...

Mr. Earth is really falling sick lately..

Economist said...

earthquake in sumatra as confirmed by thestar....hopefully every1 is safe.......

PurpLe~MuShRooM said...

Yes. My friends in SG experienced the same thing. Big issue in SG.

gRaCe said...

Zewt, my office at sec 14 also felt a tremor. i wasnt at the office tho..went out for lunch.

Princess Eileen said...

Do I need to call my parents??!?!?!

angel said...

My chair shook @ about 1150am.. then a few minutes before two just now, it shook again...

I wonder why it causes giddiness, huh?

Jessica said...

And I thought I felt dizzy cos not enough sleep...
sigh..

Chen said...

I read about the earthquake in Padang, Sumatera in the late afternoon. Didn't feel the tremor at my workplace.

Hor ny Ang Moh said...

LUCKLY WHERE I LIVE IS STABLE AS A ROCK ( IS A BORING PLACE ). ANYWAY THE ONLY PLACE ROCKING IS IN MINE BEDROOM!!! GLAD THAT U R OK. HAVE A NICE DAY.

baby sa said...

guess it happened only at places around Kl and below..
penang felt nothing

vegemaster said...

yea..i didnt feel a thing at all in penang... Lolz~

Maybe cuz only the peninsular shook and since penang is not attached to it..we didnt feel it?
Ok..i'm just bull-shitting~

zewt said...

Dear all - the news is out... 6.3 on the richter scale near padang (not field), in sumatra.

For the very first time, i experienced a so called minor quake. Really... a mere 10 seconds of tremors made me wanna puke and felt dizzy. One thing though, when my cursor started to move and my hands were shaking without me moving it... i tot i was suffering from parkinson disease hahaha !!!

you know what is the best part? when we were talking about evacuating... one of the senior manager came up and said "what about our business continuation plan"?

at the possible point of death... all she is concern of is work...

it's time to write modern slavery part II... but not today... i am having a severe headache from the lack of sleep due to blogging... i need some rest today.

Maverick SM said...

Stay cool...it isn't the end of the world...LOL!!!!!

zeroimpact said...

Heard bout this on the radio
I think I would not be really bothered as I can feel vibration in my office every like 15 to 30 minutes
I guess some people are just too calm like in your case of the SM
LOL

SuLee said...

huh!? no big damage right?

my family is in Klang

*cosmic freak* said...

earthquake? what earthquake? (imagine paris hilton's bimbo'ness) hehehehe...

me said...

you know, u may still be having the first parkinson's attack at the precise moment of the earthquake!! u never knowwwwww. :-p

lady boss prob tot if she doesn't die n she didn't do her work, she may want to contemplate dying when it's time to report on the work. so, better die doing it. :-)

u r blogging too much! *knocks zewt out with a glass bottle* take some rest.

Huei said...

oops..hmm..i didn't feel anything..aye >.<

QueenB said...

Sorry, zewt, mine was a metaphorical one, while yours was real!
Hope you've recovered from the experience.

bongkersz said...

lol, i experienced the shaking without knowing it was an earthquake tremor. Because across my office block, there is a construction work going on and for the past weeks, when they start drilling borepiles, we could feel our building shaking. So yesterday I thought it was just another pile drilling works.. Hehe...
Only after I watched last night news, I found out hahahaha! :P

Leftie said...

That's very typical isn't it - i remember in my previous job - be it flood or storm or earthquake, think the bosses would be more concerned about the files and laptops and the information stored, never mind the employees!

-Princess Shin- said...

Oh My goodness..What time did it happen? I guess I was fast asleep! =(

I wanna know how it felt like! =P

Hey.. Wanna exchange links?

BLuEaPpLE said...

Was drowsy working on my Matlab when it happened. Housemate felt it, I didn't.

One helluva blur sotong here.

zewt said...

Maverick - haha... the world IS coming to an end... just dunno when it will happen...

zeroimpact - too calm? some ppl are just too work driven, their work is their life... need to blog about this.

SuLee - no la... everything is ok. just some minor tremors. it was quite an experience though.

cosmic freak - haha... so you're a bimbo too?

me - ahhh, i shall keep an eye on myself to see if there will be another parkinson attack. as for the lady boss, i think some ppl are just too work driven, their work is their life. got oustanding work, cant sleep.

blogging too much? i think i have not been blogging enough lately. and yest's streamyx's boo boo means i cant blog.

zewt said...

huei - you're on relative low building eh?

QueenB - ya, no more headache, yest's streamyx's boo boo means i can rest early.

Leftie - hi there, welcome to 'as zewt as it gets', first time here i presume? yeah, i know of such boss, i have one. gonna make it blog topic soon enough.

princess shin - around 2pm on tuesday. it was quite an experience. exchange links? u mean linked our blogs from our blogs? ya, i guess i am fine with it.

BlueApple - it was my first experience, dunno if i will feel it again, guess you miss the fun... hah!

Kenny Mah said...

Hmm... Am I the only who didn't feel a thing? Maybe I was too near the ground, not being in a highrise and all.

baby sa said...

haha..vegemaster, that doesnt really make any sense:p

Huei said...

i was on 10th floor i guess..hmmmmmm

aye..maybe i usually very blur everyday wan! heheh >.<

zewt said...

Kenny Mah - Most of my friends who are too near to the ground didnt feel anything either... have to say it was one helluvan experience.

baby sa - maybe vegemaster was a lil drunk then haha!

Huei - 10th floor should be able to feel already ler... hahaha... super blur.

Fang Fang said...

imagine those ppl in real earthquake, that's scary enough to make you shit in your pants. :(