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Minor quake rattles Louisa Co., no damage reported

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 07:55am EST

Tags: Louisa County,

Geologists find East Coast quakes travel farther

Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 07:22pm EST

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey,

Millions to participate in earthquake drill

Millions of people across the country and elsewhere are expected to take a break from what they're doing and take part in an earthquake preparedness drill.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: Virginia, emergency preparedness

Nearly 600,000 in Va. sign up for earthquake drill

Nearly 600,000 Virginia residents are expected to participate in a multistate earthquake drill this week.

Monday - 10/15/2012, 11:08am EDT


Contractor picked for Washington Monument repairs

The park service announced Wednesday that Perini Management Services, Inc. of Framingham, Mass., has been chosen for the $15 million project.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 10:46am EDT

Tags: Washington Monument, National Park Service,

2.1 magnitude earthquake hits in Maryland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a minor earthquake shook eastern Frederick County near the Carroll County line, but area residents likely didn't even notice the minor quake Saturday morning.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 06:41pm EDT

Tags: USGS,

National Cathedral gets $5 million for restoration

The Washington National Cathedral has received a $5 million gift from the Lilly Endowment Inc. for restoration of damage caused by last year's 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 05:07pm EDT

Tags: National Cathedral, earthquake anniversary, D.C.

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