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Sep 1, 2016 - Shaking and Schoolies

As Carol King once sang… I feel the earth move under my feet I feel the sky tumbling down.. What a holiday this is proving to be; encountering an East Coast Low severely damaging a marina, an accident in a bus and now an earthquake off nearby Bowen magnitude 5.8. Apparently it was the worst earthquake in Queensland in the past 20 years. Fortunately there was no tsunami warning issued. Listening to the marine radio chatter from other boaties, there were rocks falling down the slopes at Butterfly Bay on Hook Island. We were just going down a...

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