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In Pictures: Quake Knocks Over Shoe, Breaks Pencil

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hit near Lake Arrowhead, Maine on Monday evening, creating tremors that extended down to Boston. And almost as soon as the tremors began, the Internet lit up with colorful responses to the mild shaking that coursed underneath them.  Here's a collection of some of the best responses to the earthquake, from Twitter and Instagram.

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This program aired on October 17, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

Nate Goldman Twitter Social Media Producer
Nate Goldman was formerly a social media producer at WBUR.

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