Earthquake on the East Coast! Celebs React Via Twitter

/ August 23, 2011

New York City got a taste of what it’s like to reside on the West Coast when they felt the ripple effect of a 5.8 earthquake that hit Virginia on Tuesday afternoon.

Almost immediately following the rumble, celebs were tweeting up a storm. Everyone from Jersey Shore girl Deena Nicole Cortese reporting on the “earth quack” to Gossip Girl Leighton Meester retweeting the Village Voice announcement!

According to CNN, in addition to Virginia, the quake was felt in Washington D.C., Ohio, New York, North Carolina, Martha’s Vineyard and Toronto. Did you feel the earth shake? Let us know in the comments!!!

As mentioned, Deena was one of the first to start tweeting, with one of her latest posts reading: 

“Yeah it’s the end of the workd {sic world} as we know it.. I’m starting to believe it.. East coast getting earthquakes? Since when.”

Her Shore mate Snooki followed that up by writing: “Omg earthquakeeeee.”

Another reality star, Real Housewives of New York City star Kelly Bensimon also commented on the quake, writing: 

“There was a 5.8 earthquake in Virginia – felt in New York, so perhaps that why the stylebar in sag harbor wobbled! Wild!”

Mandy Moore even responded to the news: “woah…earthquake madness! hope everyone on the east coast is safe and sound.”

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