On the afternoon of August 23rd, 2011, an earthquake rocked the Mid-Atlantic region. Seismographs picked up its signature at 1:51 PM as it measured a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the seismic discharge was located in northern VA, 38 miles northwest of Richmond. The shock waves from the subterranean shift were felt in areas of New Jersey, as far north as Montreal, Quebec, east to Rhode Island and as far south as Georgia.It was a few minut...
Updated: 2:44 AM GMT on December 13, 2011
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