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Submission + - How a 4.2 earthquake became a 6.6 earthquake (indiatimes.com)

mehrotra.akash writes: As has often happened in recent times, Twitter was the first media platform to carry news about the 11.28pm earthquake, as shaken tweeples in Delhi told the world how their rooms rattled in the tremors.

Within minutes, TV channels and news agencies, which often scrounge Twitter for real-time information, picked up these details. The epicentre in these initial reports ranged from northern Sumatra to the Nepal-India border.

"What people have been reduced to are mere 3-D representations of their own data." -- Arthur Miller