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"I am totally serious. My Ob/Gyn was IN my vagina and an earthquake started rattling the room!" tweeted MissRFTC. She was later interviewed about the experience: "Was just interviewed via phone by senior writer at CNet about my vaginal earthquake experience." On a more serious note, VentureBeat cited Twitter's importance in instances as such. "Well before the information was anywhere on the major news outlets, tweets (Twitter messages) were flowing in at a rapid clip. I say again, events such as this showcase the power of the micro-messaging service Twitter."