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July 16, 2010

Earthquake in Maryland: the social media buzz

There was a 3.6-magnitude earthquake somewhere around Gaithersburg in Montgomery County, shortly after 5 a.m. this morning.

Interested in what's being said on Twitter about it?

* Here are results from a search for "earthquake md."

* And here are search results for "earthquake maryland."

Already, three Facebook groups have been started:

* I was alive for the 2010 baby earthquake in DC/Maryland. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/I-was-alive-for-the-2010-baby-earthquake-in-DCMaryland/137517799604915?ref=search

* I witnessed the earthquake in Maryland 7/16/2010

* I survived the Maryland Earthquake of 2010.


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Posted by Gus Sentementes at 8:40 AM | | Comments (1)
        

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Aw, this was a really quality post. In theory I’d like to write like this too – taking time and real effort to make a good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and never seem to get something done.

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Gus G. Sentementes (@gussent on Twitter) has been writing for The Baltimore Sun since 2000. He's covered real estate, business, prisons, and suburban and Baltimore City crime and cops. He was one of the first reporters at The Sun to use multimedia tools and Web applications -- a video camera, an iPhone -- to cover breaking news. He hopes to cover Maryland geeks and the gadgets and Web sites they build, and learn -- and share -- something new every day.

Gus has a wife, a young daughter and two feuding cats. They live in Northeast Baltimore.
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