08/23/2011 03:21 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Washington, DC Earthquake 2011: Media Reacts On Twitter (PHOTOS)

The earthquake that hit Washington, D.C. on Tuesday quickly supplanted all other news stories. Every network and news outlet on the East Coast moved to wall-to-wall coverage of the 5.8 magnitude quake. Media figures across the country also started weighing in on the tremor. Below, see a very small, unrepresentative sample of what some media figures tweeted to the world when the quake hit.