It might have felt as if a neighbor had turned the music up too loud, again, but generally, even the loudest tunes don't make entire buildings in Philadelphia shake.
Yet that's what happened in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York and many points south, north and west on Tuesday. Buildings, monuments, and people trembled while as the earth did as many East Coasters got their first taste of what an earthquake was like. Yes, an earthquake -- you know, the thing people usually associate with the West Coast and use as justification as to why they could never, never live out there? Yes, that actually happened here on the East Coast, and people in the three cities above are still buzzing about it.
Of course, as when all huge things happen, social media went crazy, with tons of people in the affected areas taking to the Internet to get confirmation, commiserate, and just air out their disbelief on a very large, very public stage.
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