VIDEO: Pres Obama biking with his family and golfing with friends
VIdeo by Yoojin Cho
As the temperature rose close to 80 degrees fahrenheit, the First Family went for a bike ride at Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.
At around 11 am, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha passed the pool, and a few minutes later, President and Malia biked by. "Hello, everybody," President greeted the pool and the small crowd.
After enjoying the sun at the beach with his family, President Obama went golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club with his longtime friend Eric Whitaker, White House Trip Director Marvin Nicholson and lawyer and former advisor to Bill Clinton, Vernon Jordan.
They arrived at the club just before 2 pm, and while 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook the grounds of Mineral, VA, President Obama and his friends began their game.
The tremors were reportedly felt by a few reporters in the pool, and people in Boston and New York City also turned to social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, and said they felt the earthquake as well.
At 2:50 pm, the President led a conference call about the situation in Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland with DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, Homeland Security Advisor John Brennan, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and many other key advisors.
He was told there were no intial reports of major damage.
Later, Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement, President did not feel the earthquake on Martha's Vineyard.