The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook Virginia on Tuesday resonated up and down the East Coast as families checked to make sure loved ones were okay after such jarring occurrence for the region’s residents.
The quake also triggered plenty of reactions from local athletes — many of whom had never experienced such a powerful geological event — and naturally they were eager to share their thoughts on Twitter.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Anthony Armstrong just wanted to relish his first earthquake.
Former Georgetown Hoyas basketball player Chris Wright has been tweeting up a storm of late, but Tuesday’s quake hit him with a cold hard dose of reality.
yo u cant do nothin when a earthquake hits. My 1st instinct wud be to run but that aint gonna do nufin lol.
St. Louis Rams lineman Chris Long and former Redskin Andre Carter just wanted to make sure no one was harmed.
Everyone ok in VA??? We good?
Hope everyone in the #DMV area is ok. Scary!!!!!! God bless.
But it was Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek provided the most informative tweet of the afternoon when he explained to all the confused people of Philly what exactly caused the seismic event.
Sorry Philadelphia. I dropped a dumbbell