East Coast Rocked by Earthquake, Pentagon Evacuated
An earthquake epicentered in Virginia occurred Tuesday afternoon, with people in Washington, DC, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Toronto reporting they felt the tremors, as well.
Reports thus far indicate the quake registered a 5.9 on the Richter scale.
D.C., N.Y. Buildings Evacuate As Quake Felt Across East
Air and train traffic was disrupted and hundreds of thousands were evacuated from buildings on the East Coast this afternoon following a magnitude 5.9 earthquake centered near Louisa, Virgina. The Pentagon and White House were among buildings evacuated. This less than 24-hours after a 5.3 magnitude …
Magnitutde 5.3 Quake Rattles Southern Colorado
The strongest earthquake to shake Colorado in forty years has rattled the southern part of the state near the New Mexico border. The series of quakes yesterday, capped by the 5.3 quake at 11:46 last night, were centered south of Cokedale in Las Animas County. Aftershocks were still being felt e…