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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.
One year ago today the earth shook. In one small Virginia town - the epicenter of the 5.8-magnitude earthquake - the quake changed life dramatically. WTOP's Hank Silverberg takes a closer look at life in Mineral.
The 5.8-magnitude quake frightened those inside the monument. Watch video from that day.
An earthquake expert who's lived through dozens of temblors reminds the Washington, D.C., region that it could happen again. But hiding in a doorway isn't not be the best way to protect yourself.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked D.C.one year ago Thursday, and today there are still signs of damage at local landmarks, including the National Cathedral.
Another earthquake shook Virginia early Tuesday.
Louisa County has been rattled by another minor earthquake.
The 555-foot obelisk at the apex of the National Mall closed for repairs in the wake of the August 2011 earthquake. The Washington Post now reports they could stay closed as late as 2014.
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