A quick check of the local news websites yielded no information (and if you are familiar with the structural integrity of some of the buildings in my area, you would know that an earthquake is not necessarily the only option.....).
So I turned to the way the world shares information today - - - Twitter. A preliminary search for some key words made me instantly aware that this was no isolated incident. There had indeed been a seismic event in Canada that was felt along a wide swath of Eastern United States. How different is the spread of news and information today. It was a good half hour before the story was picked up on traditional news sites (and The Yeshiva World wasn't far behind) but by then it was "old news".
Twitter, though I am not the biggest fan, is really the "way to go" in situations like this. It's the wave of the future in the way people all over the world connect. So much so that when the news agencies finally did get their acts together - what do you think they reported on? The tweets of course! They even gave mention to yours truly - @Gsix.... Check it out here.