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Eureka Earthquake: Twitter Pics Tell the Story | Mashable

Published Sunday, January 10, 2010 4:00 am

A strong earthquake (magnitude 6.5) hit Northern California today, breaking windows and taking out power lines in some areas. The quake hit at 4:27 pm PT, with the epicenter around 25 miles from Eureka.

Being a Saturday with most of the news media not at work, it was left to Twitter  to tell the story, with users posting pics to photo site Twitpic () almost immediately.

Here are the most retweeted Twitpics from the incident, all of them from @amyeureka — her full Twitter feed paints a picture of the damage more detailed than any news outlet has achieved. More photos...

Source: Mashable