At around 5:05AM this morning, my entire family was awakened by what sounded like something smashing the house. There was kind of a boom and then a quick shake. I got out of bed, made sure everyone was okay and then checked the house to see if a tree had fallen on it or our deck had fallen off. I was worried about our Chinese guests, but didn’t want to barge into their room and frighten them. So I made doubly sure that side of the house was okay. Finding nothing, I uneasily went back to bed for another couple of hours.
It was an earthquake.
A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit central