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Predicting the next big Virginia quake

Two years after a major earthquake shook Virginia and Washington, D.C., researchers are still investigating the chance of another major quake in our region.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:28pm EDT

Tags: earthquake, Louisa County, National Cathedral, Washington Monument, thomas warren

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, D.C.

Mineral still recovering after 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.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 01:47pm EDT

Tags: earthquake, Hank Silverberg, Mineral, Va., mineral, Louisa County,

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What to do during the next earthquake

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.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 09:24am EDT

Tags: earthquake, Mineral, Va., Mark Benthien, Southern California Earthquake Center, The Great SouthEast ShakeOut drill