The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the East Coast of the USA on Tuesday caused no deaths and minimal damage, but was a pretty close call.
“Had it landed right beneath an urban area, it really could have been quite dangerous,” says seismologist Michael Blanpied, Associate Coordinator of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.
Moreover, further aftershocks are a distinct possibility.
All that being said, was this video from Twitter, which parodies the quake, in the best possible taste?
Click the play button to see what you think.
It’s good natured and quite amusing, but I wonder if this is a case of too soon, Twitter, and it’s bound to upset some folks. Hit the comments to let us know what you think.