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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,


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