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Earthquake strikes Bedford County

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 2.3 earthquake in Bedford County Virginia last night Feb. 9.

Current data does not indicate whether it was man made or a natural earthquake at this time.

Reports of windows rattling and houses shaking with some residents reporting a loud boom have been recorded.

ABC news reports that Bedford County has rattled before with man made explosions but that has not been determined to be the case in this instance.

The last time this occurred in Bedford County was Nov. of 2020 and that was confirmed to be a man made tennerite explosion.

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