Sydney Had A Spectacular Sunset And It Almost Broke The Internet

It happens every day. Just not quite like this.

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1. So, Sydney had a pretty amazing sunset tonight.

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2. Like even more amazing than usual.

A #sydney #sunset to celebrate tonight

4. It started off golden...

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7. Started turning purple...

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9. PINKIE PURPLE MADNESS!!!!!

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11. Pretty much everyone in Sydney who was outside took a photo...

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12. And uploaded it to Instagram.

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13. Whether they were driving...

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14. Watching people driving...

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Twitter went into meltdown...

'sunset' is now trending in #Sydney http://t.co/pCmfpRwjYr

Trendsmap Sydney@TrendsSydney

'sunset' is now trending in #Sydney http://t.co/pCmfpRwjYr

5:40 PM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. Some people were trapped indoors.

17. THE HORROR.

Look at my great view of the #sunset #nofilter

18. They weren't going to miss out though.

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19. Those with a window seat thanked their lucky stars.

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20. Those outside even more so...

Have a look at this one from listener Anthony. I think I want to write some poetry. #sydneysunset @NewsTalk2UE

Justin Smith@JustinSmith954

Have a look at this one from listener Anthony. I think I want to write some poetry. #sydneysunset @NewsTalk2UE

7:42 PM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Elsewhere in Australia, people were pretty unimpressed.

Melbourne is better than Sydney, because we tweet about more interesting banal events #sunset

Christopher C@chriscorneschi

Melbourne is better than Sydney, because we tweet about more interesting banal events #sunset

6:29 PM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Twitter: The only place you can see a Sydney #sunset from 200 vantage points, and live in Brisbane.

Sonia Cuff@Cuff_S

Twitter: The only place you can see a Sydney #sunset from 200 vantage points, and live in Brisbane.

5:35 PM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Can I just say the sunset in Melbourne was adequate tonight? That deserves some buzzfeed love. "23 of Melbourne's Most Adequate Sunsets"

Alyce Hogg@AlyceHogg

Can I just say the sunset in Melbourne was adequate tonight? That deserves some buzzfeed love. "23 of Melbourne's Most Adequate Sunsets"

6:00 PM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Others took the piss.

Sydney quickly struck back.

A lot of sunset envy coming out of Melbourne, where the sun has not risen in months.

Michael Koziol@michaelkoziol

A lot of sunset envy coming out of Melbourne, where the sun has not risen in months.

6:19 PM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. Mark the date.

#sunset over #sydney tonight. Great colours! #sydneysunset #pana4

Theo Panagopoulos@t_panagopoulos

#sunset over #sydney tonight. Great colours! #sydneysunset #pana4

8:56 PM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. Monday 28 July 2014.

Another shot of today's #sunset in Sydney

23. Where were you for The Great Sydney Sunset?

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