5.8 Quake hits DC — felt all the way to Toronto #earthquake

Earthquake Epicenter VirginiaAn 5.8 quake hit right outside of the DC metropolitan area about five minutes ago. The quake lasted for about 20 seconds, but didn’t do any damage. The Pentagon and most government buildings were evacuated as a precaution…and because they don’t work after 2:00 anyway. The status of Georgetown Cupcake is still unknown, however, it is thought to have only lost a few cupcakes.

It was a little more nerve racking for some down here considering this is a major target for a terrorist attack. However, everyone is affected in their own way:

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