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East Coast gently rocked by earthquake

It’s the biggest news of the day, a story that’s gotten far more media attention than it deserved, given the outcome; but I think it’s worth at least a passing mention on this blog.

I refer, of course, to the Great East Coast Earthquake of 2011.

Let the mockery begin, first courtesy of the Daily Beast and Storify:

And here’s a gallery of the devastation from Buzzfeed.

God, aren’t we jokers all going to feel like heels if this quake was just a precursor to something far more serious and devastating tomorrow?