People in the Southeast were woken up by a unusually strong earthquake early Wednesday morning.
>> On WSBTV.com: Early morning earthquake rattles Southeast
Georgia occasionally feels weak earthquakes, but the one that hit Wednesday morning near Decatur, Tennessee, was much stronger.
As soon as the quake hit, WSB-TV's phones started ringing off the hook and the Atlanta station's social media pages lit up.
Here are some of the reactions from Twitter:
Man we just had a freaking earthquake!!!!!! Hurricanes ok ‼️tornadoes fine ‼️but the ground shaking??? Nope not here for this!! Did you feel that ???— Ryan Cameron (@ryancameron) December 12, 2018
Yes! Felt it at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga. we’re on the 4th floor and our beds moved.— Bella Gattino (@BellaGattino) December 12, 2018
Whoa!! I haven’t felt something like that since my California days! Definitely felt like an earthquake. Turn on ch 2 action news!— Fred Blankenship (@FBlankenshipWSB) December 12, 2018
An earthquake in Atlanta? Never in my 21-years have I experienced a thing like that in Atlanta until today! Super weird. I thought it was over y’all! God was calling us back home when we least expected it. 😂😂😂— Mary-Pat C. Hector (@MaryPatHector) December 12, 2018
Just felt an #earthquake in Atlanta! Felt a few in LA but this is a first!— Susan Hendricks (@SusanHendricks) December 12, 2018
Exactly...like, when the hell did GA start getting earthquakes? Wonder when our last recorded one was. https://t.co/P4S7i6rdBR— Keri Hilson (@KeriHilson) December 12, 2018
99.9% sure we just had an earthquake in Atlanta!— Aaron Blair (@Blair_Force1) December 12, 2018
Either Santa just landed on the roof in a helicopter, or I woke up to an earthquake in Atlanta.— Tom Hart (@tom_hart) December 12, 2018
So, that was the first earthquake I’ve ever felt... and in all places, Tennessee? Felt like a 7 or 8, what do you guys think?— Justin Morhardt (@justinmoe1) December 12, 2018
We just had an earthquake here in ATL or I'm trippin. Our house just legit shook.— Justin Chandler (@KOSDFF) December 12, 2018
Up feeding the baby and just felt an earthquake. In East Tennessee?!— Rachel Held Evans (@rachelheldevans) December 12, 2018
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