Yes, Virginia, There Was An Earthquake

Coworker’s mom just called from Richmond to tell him that they had just felt a moderate earthquake. (Latest info is in the USGS data.) Apparently it was felt here in DC, too.

55 seconds ago

Note the screenshot of the Google News search. They count seconds.

In other news, everyone else is also having a bad day.


  1. wyclif says:

    So far we’re good here. But do you think Google News has really improved? Sometimes it’s very slow, and they don’t pick up blogs.

  2. Jesper says:

    wyclif: That’s because weblogs aren’t news. Webloggers aren’t journalists. That’s like claiming personal home pages are news.