The earthquake in Los Angeles has already been downgraded from a 4.7 to a 4.4 but in SoCal residents' minds it was THE BIGGEST MOST EPIC AND EARLIEST WAKE UP CALL THEY'VE EVER HAD. "Excuse us, mother nature, is it 6:30! At least wait until we've had our coffee!"
CA local news production meeting: We already used "pocalypse" at the end of rain a few weeks ago. How do we feel about "Earthquake-palooza"?— Jenna Kim Jones (@jennakimjones) March 17, 2014
It was about 6:30 when when the quake struck and everybody rushed...to twitter.
This is my earthquake tweet.— Ry Doon (@RyDoon) March 17, 2014
Twitter is like a million little aftershocks. #earthquake— Jerry Jaeger (@jerryjaeger) March 17, 2014
So we just had an earthquake.. and I missed it. Guess I can check twitter to find out what it was like— Camryn (@camrynrocks) March 17, 2014
Twitter was the first stop on the social media train. Later there will be vines.
I wonder how many people in L.A. are currently planning "hilarious" Vines with an earthquake theme. Ohhh, here they come.— Dan Schneider (@DanWarp) March 17, 2014
But the truth is, the earthquake was relatively mild and there was no major damage.
Dozens of lattes spilled as minor earthquake hits LA #earthquake— Brian Essbe (@SortaBad) March 17, 2014
Don't suppose there's any hope that that earthquake shook some sense into Los Angeles.— Church Curmudgeon (@ChrchCurmudgeon) March 17, 2014
So glad my earthquake tweet didn’t have to be “help… me… trapped under… my Superman comic book collection. *gasp*” #earthquake— Mike Roe (@MikeRoe) March 17, 2014
The earthquake this morning was forgettable and caused less than 10 million dollars of damage, thus being renamed "Tyler Perry's Earthquake"— Mike Lawrence (@TheMikeLawrence) March 17, 2014
Exclusive photo of the devastation caused in Los Angeles by this morning's earthquake: pic.twitter.com/UbbiRtT7mx— Mathew Ingram (@mathewi) March 17, 2014
Everybody calm down, the Kardashians are fine.
E! Is still playing infomercials, but I really need to know, are the Kardashian's okay? #earthquake— Scott Bromley (@Scott_Bromley) March 17, 2014
Truth is, the earthquake this morning distracted us from something much more important.
Glad you all survived the earthquake. You're all going to die someday, though.— Michael (@Home_Halfway) March 17, 2014
NO, we're messing with you. IT'S ST. PATRICK'S DAY!
Earthquake on St. Patrick's Day? Shamrock Shake.— Christian Wheel (@ChristianWheel) March 17, 2014
Happy St. Patrick's Day with a 4.7 earthquake. The tectonic plates are already drunk. THAT'S THE BEST I CAN DO, GOING BACK TO SLEEP NOW— Eileen M. O'Connell (@i_Lean) March 17, 2014
A hoax that actor Wayne Knight aka Newman died in a car accident circulated around the internet yesterday but this morning he was staying positive.
In spite of being declared dead yesterday and woken to an earthquake, I’m having a glorious St. Patrick’s Day with my family! Erin Go Bragh!— Wayne Knight (@iWayneKnight) March 17, 2014
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!
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