thedailywhat:

Earthquake of the Day: The United States Geological Survey is reporting a shallow earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 has just occurred 15km south of Mineral, VA.
The tremor was felt as far away and New York and Ohio. Government buildings in Washington D.C. are being evacuated as a precaution. There have been no immediate reports of injury or damage.
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UPDATE: USGS upgrades Virginia earthquake magnitude to 5.9 — largest on East Coast since May 5, 1897. Reportedly felt in Toronto. Depth revised to 0.6 miles underground. Still no major damage reported; USGS estimates 70% probability of “less than 1” fatality. Related: Colorado earthquake this morning was strongest in over 40 years.

thought the beach was just extra windy today when my chair shook…

thedailywhat:

Earthquake of the Day: The United States Geological Survey is reporting a shallow earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 has just occurred 15km south of Mineral, VA.

The tremor was felt as far away and New York and Ohio. Government buildings in Washington D.C. are being evacuated as a precaution. There have been no immediate reports of injury or damage.

[usgs.]

UPDATE: USGS upgrades Virginia earthquake magnitude to 5.9 — largest on East Coast since May 5, 1897. Reportedly felt in Toronto. Depth revised to 0.6 miles underground. Still no major damage reported; USGS estimates 70% probability of “less than 1” fatality. Related: Colorado earthquake this morning was strongest in over 40 years.

thought the beach was just extra windy today when my chair shook…

(Source: thedailywhat)

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    I work with a girl whose bf felt it in Columbus.
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    Earthquake of the Day: The United States Geological Survey is reporting a shallow earthquake with a preliminary...
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    @ all them people east coast tripping, it was only a 5.8 don’t be a little bitch. suck it up.
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    Old news, I know, but I’m...China, and news is slow
  13. elfbingo reblogged this from yarrrbles and added:
    This actually would have been large enough to get the Californians off their couches. Maybe.
  14. czech-mixx reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    1) I am currently 2 hours from...felt NOTHING…what...bummer...
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    thought the beach...just extra windy today when my chair shook…
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    woulda felt this IF I WERE IN COLLEGE YET
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    glad this happened before i get over there i guess ;/ R.I.P TO ALL THE LAWN CHAIRS THAT FELL OVER… MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH...
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    so close to Richmond! So there I was, laying...bed watching Law & Order: SVU (which is...
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