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EARTHQUAKE! Once again, Toronto hit by a lunchtime summer tremor

Office workers mill around after evacuating a building in Arlington, Virginia (Image: Mrs. Gemstone)

If the hundreds of reports on Twitter are to be believed (and the reports of about half of the Toronto Life office), Toronto just experienced this summer’s lunchtime earthquake (last June, we had a similar tremor). According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Virginia was at the epicentre of a 5.9 magnitude quake about 10 minutes ago. We wonder how long it’ll be before the inevitable ironic commemorations begin.

UPDATE: MSNBC reports that parts of the Pentagon and the White House were evacuated following the quake.

UPDATE 2: Well, that was fast. The “committed capitalists” over at Spacing have already mocked up some commemorative buttons »

Did you feel the earthquake where you were? Let us know in the comments.