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Elaine K.  
Floresville  
October 21, 2011 9:12am
 
Retired geology professor provides special lesson
Epicenter of 4.8 quake is 30 miles from his home.

By Dee Dixon (theranger.org)

The 4.8 magnitude earthquake today in Karnes City caused waves felt at 7:24 a.m. this morning. ... Arthur Troell, 76, had just sat down to his kitchen table for his morning routine -- writing a few lines of poetry.

The night before he had been researching a 1930s Chicago gang that had come to the U.S., minor details about some guns.

It was about 7:20 a.m. this morning when his house began to quake.

"All of a sudden … the refrigerator made this tremendous noise. I thought it was going to fall on me," the retired geology professor said in a telephone interview from his home in Pleasanton. ...

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