Our earthquake was the strongest ever recorded in this region, but it was not even the strongest in the country by noon Friday.
SOURCE: U.S. Geological Survey | Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra/The Washington Post - July 17, 2010
The Earth trembled in Md.; people kept a stiff upper lip Article | Our neighborhoods typically do not tremble. Sometimes they are shaken by neighbors ensnared in political scandal. Lately, foreclosures have caused some quivers. Every now and then, someone who "kept to himself" winds up in handcuffs, jolting everyone.