Tuesday, August 23, 2011

A Whole Lot a Shakin' Goin' on in the East Coast

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake, epicentered northwest of Richmond, VAjolted the east coast today and was felt along most of the eastern seaboard.  Today's article in Yahoo News explained why such a "small" earthquake was felt over such a great distance.  Scientific American provided a slide show in its website.  While here on WA State, the Seattle Times provided some local insight to the event.


  1. It's amazing how Obama has been predicting this for years with all his talk of "Bush's Fault."

  2. LOL! I don't know who coined the phrase, but our like-minded friends on Facebook are spreading it around.