Tag Archive: Virginia Earthquake

More Cracks Found in Washington Monument

An inspection of the Washington Monument Wednesday found more cracks in the pyramidion, the top section of structure, according to the National Parks Service. At least three cracks are large enough to let… Continue reading

Third 7.0 in Four Days and Other Major Earthquake Activity

This is a compilation of several stories in the news today that bring attention to some major seismic events of the past few days. As we’ve already reported on the D.C. Earthquake, we’ll… Continue reading

Scientists Puzzled – Strong East Coast quake highly unusual

(Reuters) – The strong earthquake that rattled the eastern United States on Tuesday was highly unusual in its severity, though it was centered in a part of Virginia known for smaller quakes, seismologists… Continue reading

A freight train? Thunder? ‘Holy cow … earthquake!’

The largest earthquake ever recorded near the capital rattled Washington, D.C., early Friday, waking many residents but causing no reported damage. The quake hit at 5:04 a.m. ET with a magnitude of 3.6,… Continue reading