With respect to the earthquake that rocked the mid-Atlantic seaboard yesterday, we understand the skittish-ness that accompanied the tremor what with the 10 year anniversary of 9-11 approaching and their general unfamiliarity with earthquakes in general. Even still, us Southern Californians couldn't help but be somewhat bemused by the general freak-out that ensued.
Having said that, we scoured the interwebs to see what sort of pictures we could dredge up that depicted the devastation that the earthquake visited upon that region and the following is what we found:
... please brace yourself. It ain't pretty...
And tweets too...
Krugman says it wasn't big enough.
As all of DC leaves work at the same time, the United States experiences a brief economic recovery.