40,000 Tweets In One Minute Following The Earthquake

August 24, 2011 11:07 pm

We have written about Twitter stats, and the most tweeted event ever. We spotted this today:

” Just one minute after the 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Virginia on Tuesday and shook much of the eastern seaboard, an online aftershock of 40,000 tweets hit the internet.

Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center got an additional 15,000 “likes” on Facebook ahead of Hurricane Irene’s advance.”

Statistics Source: Yahoo News

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