An earthquake shook portions of California on Wednesday morning, prompting jokes on social media that it was caused by residents celebrating former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump goes after Cassidy after saying he wouldn't support him for president in 2024 Jan. 6 panel lays out criminal contempt case against Bannon Hillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — Agencies sound alarm over ransomware targeting agriculture groups MORE's term coming to an end.
The quake, which was measured at 3.5 on the richter scale, was felt in portions of Los Angeles and Southern California.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake, which measured nearly 12-miles deep, struck in Willowbrook, Calif., about 13 miles south of L.A., according to the Sacramento Bee.
Twitter users cracked jokes about the quake coinciding with President BidenJoe BidenJan. 6 panel lays out criminal contempt case against Bannon Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Democrats address reports that clean energy program will be axed Two House Democrats to retire ahead of challenging midterms MORE's inauguration.
“Los Angeles celebrates the historic inauguration 2021 in the most California way ever: earthquake!” https://t.co/jhf6uFAwXV— The Sacramento Bee (@sacbee_news) January 20, 2021
omg earthquake, even mother nature was like it’s a party HELLO BIDEN BYE DONNIE #BidenHarrisInauguration— lauren ✄ (@laurDIY) January 20, 2021
An earthquake on Inauguration Day. Yup even the earth is excited— Jen. (@honey_jaii) January 20, 2021
I couldn’t tell if it was a gust of wind or an earthquake. But happy Inauguration Day jumpies, Southern California https://t.co/zHNdkZLR7o— Melissa Macias (@slothgirlmel) January 20, 2021
California, which was represented by Vice President Harris in the U.S. Senate before she was sworn in Wednesday, is a Democratic stronghold and voted overwhelmingly for Biden over Trump.