The earthquake that rocked the East Coast today came as a bit of a surprise, since most of us on the right coast aren’t used to such things.
According to reports, the 5.8 magnitude earthquake was centered near Richmond, Virginia and was felt in Washington D.C., New York City and many places along the east coast.
Twitter lit up over the East Coast earthquake as people checked in to confirm the news and see how others were doing.
A number of celebrity parents joined in on the earthquake tweeting frenzy – here’s a round up of some of the celebrity earthquake tweets:
Bethenny Frankel: “I just felt the earth shake at lunch!”
Ice-T: “As long as everyone’s ok…… Keep it moovin.. The EARTH is gonna do whatever the f— it wants to do.”
Real Housewives of New York City star Kelly Bensimon: “There was a 5.8 earthquake in Virginia – felt in New York, so perhaps that why the stylebar in sag harbor wobbled! Wild!”
Marlee Matlin: “The news says East Coast is mostly on rock, that’s why it was felt far and wide. So don’t panic, just be prepared”
Holly Robinson Peete: “With @amandakyme @vieluxe @tamaramellon in hamptons #NYearthquake”
Elizabeth Banks: “Um, earthquake in north carolina? it’s nice to feel at home but please, don’t go overboard.”
Alec Baldwin: “They tell me there’s an earthquake here” (he posted a pic of a calm beach)
Patton Oswalt: “Unless I’ve gone crazy, Manhattan is having a f**king earthquake right now. #58thand6th” and added “Not to panic anyone in NYC, but a screaming John Cusack just drove by in a limo that was missing a door.”
Mommy-to-be Alyssa Milano: “Best Twitter Responses To The #Earthquake via @TheWeek @BuzzFeed”