The Best Tweets About The D.C. Earthquake

twt

Photo: Twitter

An 5.9 magnitude earthquake just rocked the East Coast.The unexpected quake sent people scrambling to Twitter blast out their best 140 character witticisms.

We’ve gathered our favourite responses so far.

Enjoy!

Take that Obama!

That would be a waste of money

Nobody's working!

The hipster themed joke was popular

See? Popular theme ...

Some of us missed out

Someone tweeted a link to this one ...

Probably a mistake

Insidery!

Even more obscure and insidery!

Your obligatory Goldman joke

#truth

Get it?

Makes sense to us

Who could forget?

Atypical reaction

Typical reaction

Downgrade humour!

#Politicallolz

Tough guy

Even tougher!

#dogs

This is what our twitter stream looked like right as it happened

NOW WATCH: Tech Insider videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au.