Marina del Rey began trending on Twitter Friday night immediately
after a 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck two miles southeast of the
affluent seaside beach community at 7:52 pm.
The U.S. Geological Survey record the temblor at a depth of 8 miles.
It was reported as being felt in the close surrounding areas of Santa
Monica, Mar Vista, and Inglewood, but as far away as West Los Angeles,
West Hollywood, and Studio City.
Celebrities and residents took to twitter in mass numbers.
Actor and 2012 presidential nominee of the California-based Peace and
Freedom Party Roseanne Barr tweeted, “Just laying down when an
earthquake struck- i ran upstairs - it was scary. #marinadelrey.”
@CarloMoss tweeted: “Of course the only time my hometown is trending is because of an earthquake. #MarinaDelRey”
@danagabrion tweeted: “Felt like my hot tub hit a speed bump. I live just above the ‘Del’. #earthquakes #la #marinadelrey #3.2”
Some took a comedic approach to the earthquake.
@thEoLdSouLHFP tweeted: “@DJISLORD & I want to formally apologize
for causing that earthquake at #MarinaDelRey. That was us bumpin dem
speakers w/ @IsangBansaLmu”
However, not everyone felt it.
@_marissadeleon tweeted “was i the only one who didn't feel the earth quake in #MarinaDelRey.”
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