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In The Face Of An Earthquake, We Turn To Twitter

When an ominous rumbling made its way through my apartment on the morning of April 5, my first thought was that I left some large, clunky object in my dryer. My second thought was to check Twitter. The website confirmed my embarrassingly-delayed suspicion: the East Coast had experienced an earthquake.

A 4.8 on the Richter scale, the earthquake happened near Lebanon, New Jersey. (Apparently NJ has fault lines?!) The rare seismic event was felt in Boston, Philadelphia and New Haven. But in an effort to make it completely about us, New Yorkers have been tweeting their asses off all morning. I can’t wait for Californians to wake up and roast us within an inch of our lives.

If I’ve learned something about myself today, it’s that, in the face of natural disasters, I will turn to Twitter for answers. So, here are the best tweet reactions to the earthquake that shook Brooklyn to its core.

Tweets About That Earthquake

Melanie Whyte
Melanie Whyte
Melanie Whyte (she/her) leads the lifestyle and relationship content at Betches. As an amateur New Yorker and professional bisexual, she enjoys writing about the bane of sex and relationships in the city. She is also perpetually in her messy house era despite spending all of her money on Instagram ads.