"I just totally missed an earthquake. How does that happen. I think I was in the elevator. Bummer... The streets are filling with people. I just heard a vuvuzela. Parades are going on. Children being thrown in the air. What the hell?!" Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill on his earthquake experience in New York on Tuesday (23Aug11). The Big Apple was hit by a 5.9 tremor that also shook Washington, D.C., North Carolina, Ohio and Michigan.