I imagine most of you have heard this, but yesterday we had an honest-to-God earthquake in the DC area. Sure, it was only a 3.6 magnitude, but it was the largest the area has ever seen.
We live a pretty decent distance from where the quake originated, but it was enough to wake me up. I gripped my bed and laid there thinking, first, “Shit. Our basement’s going to explode.” A few seconds passed and things were calm and I then thought, “OK… was that real? Or was that my Exploding Head Syndrome.” I decided it was and went back to sleep. It wasn’t until I woke up and turned on the news that I saw it was an actual earthquake. Craziness!
It’s about as minor as they come, but I’ve gotta say that for someone who’s never been in one before: it was kind of neat to experience once in a non-life-threatening kinda way.
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