A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On!

Did anyone else feel that?

No, not the Earth shaking last night, I would think that you would have had to be comatose not to have felt it. I am talking about the speed at which the information about the quake was transmitted to the public. Within 5 minutes of the shaking subsiding, the “twittershpere” was filled with reports from local and national new media outlets with the details of the Earthquake, location, strength, depth.
Then, after a quick check of Facebook, I could find out how far reaching the tremor was felt and how it impacted my friends from Northern Maine to Rhode Island and Connecticut. Think about how we would have found out all of the facts before the advent of social media? And we are still at the beginning of this massive rapid communication!

I would love to hear about your experience, drop us a line.

One thought on “A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On!

  1. I was visiting a friend in Hiram while Grace was getting her hair done. Her great big black lab was behaving oddly, pacing, circling and whining, unusual for a dog who is very well behaved. When the very loud rumble began, we ran outside, thinking that an 18 wheeler had crashed or something….holding onto the rail on the steps, the quake was very palpable. The 110 pound dog jumped into the lap of the Mr. of the house. All the paintings in the house were crooked and the knick knacks knocked off center. The sound was very loud and the movement lasted about one minute. Although we were safe, this was very intense, adrenaline producing and my brain was forming all the posible end of world scenarios, asteroid hitting the planet, nuclear attack…… no wonder I had insomnia!! Interesting that a phenomenon of nature trumped the debate for conversation last night and throughout today. Which is simultaneously very cool and very concerning. Nature rules!

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