Social media reacts to overnight earthquake

News
roger williams park july 22_194015

(WPRI) — Even though the small 2.3 earthquake hit Rhode Island in the middle of the night, social media was buzzing with posts from residents who were wide awake.

Below is reaction from both Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents who said they felt the quake.

Some compared it to thunder, some said it sounded like a garbage truck, while others thought it was either their child falling out of bed and someone breaking into their home.

Our own Meteorologist TJ Del Santo said he felt the tremors while inside Eyewitness News’ studios.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Don't Miss

Don't Miss Community Events

More Community

Target 12

The Border Report Tour

More Border Report Tour

Live Cams