• 1.

    People flee a building at 15th and K streets in Washington DC.

    People flee a building at 15th and K streets in Washington DC.

  • 2.

    A bride runs away from the courthouse in New York City after the earthquake.

    A bride runs away from the courthouse in New York City after the earthquake.

  • 3.

    Children embrace after being evacuated in New York.

    Children embrace after being evacuated in New York.

  • 4.

    A driver climbs out of his car looking on in disbelief at a traffic jam in Virginia following the...

    A driver climbs out of his car looking on in disbelief at a traffic jam in Virginia following the earth quake.

  • 5.

    A woman reacts after being evacuated from her building.

    A woman reacts after being evacuated from her building.

  • 6.

    An evacuated worker talks on the phone outside her building in New York.

    An evacuated worker talks on the phone outside her building in New York.

  • 7.

    Washington DC.

    Washington DC.

  • 8.

    A lady holds her hand to her mouth in New York.

    A lady holds her hand to her mouth in New York.

  • 9.

    A man looks to the sky in New York City.

    A man looks to the sky in New York City.

  • 10.

    A girl holds her heart as her mother uses her cellphone in New York City.

    A girl holds her heart as her mother uses her cellphone in New York City.

  • 11.

    A man runs for his life from the New York City courthouse.

    A man runs for his life from the New York City courthouse.

  • 12.

    Tony Williams surveys damage at his home in Mineral, Virginia.

    Tony Williams surveys damage at his home in Mineral, Virginia.

  • 13.

    New York.

    New York.

  • 14.

    Office workers stand together on the sidewalk in downtown Washington DC.

    Office workers stand together on the sidewalk in downtown Washington DC.

  • 15.

    Rosslyn, Virginia.

    Rosslyn, Virginia.

  • 16.

    Co-workers Susan Sproul, left, and Susan Davidson hug after evacuating from their building.

    Co-workers Susan Sproul, left, and Susan Davidson hug after evacuating from their building.

  • 17.

    Goldman Sachs and Merril Lynch employees flee from their office buildings in New York City.

    Goldman Sachs and Merril Lynch employees flee from their office buildings in New York City.

  • 18.

    A woman hides under her desk fearing aftershocks after the great earthquake. via .

    A woman hides under her desk fearing aftershocks after the great earthquake. via.

  • 19.

    President Obama looks worried as he hears about the earthquake for the first time.

    President Obama looks worried as he hears about the earthquake for the first time.

  • 20.

    Leana Soritis felt the quake. via

    Leana Soritis felt the quake. via