Earth Quakes! Slow Midtown Sway Shakes Tuesday Doldrums; Epicenter in Virginia Says USGS [UPDATED]

map Earth Quakes! Slow Midtown Sway Shakes Tuesday Doldrums; Epicenter in Virginia Says USGS [UPDATED]Here we were, sitting in our office, when we felt a gentle rocking. It stopped. Then we stared at each other.

“Was that just a…?!”

“WTF?”

etc. etc.

THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE OF 2011!

Here’s the USGS assessment.

UPDATE:

From the Weston Observatory at the Boston College Department of Geology, USGS Outpost

Magnitude: 5.9

Epicenter: 83 miles Southwest of Washington D.C.

Buildings in Midtown reportedly evacuated! Not ours.