A series of earthquakes strike Virginia over the weekend

A series of earthquakes was recorded by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Sun. and Mon. May 29 and 30 in Virginia.

The first was recorded Sun. just past 7 p.m. and registered 2.3 on the Richter Scale.

The second struck just past 2 a.m. Mon. May 30 also registering 2.3 on the Richter Scale.

The third quake struck Just after 4 p.m. Mon. registering 1.7 on the Richter Scale.

All three earthquakes were recorded in Louisa County just east of Fluvanna County.

Last Mon. May 23 another 2.3 earthquake was recorded in Fluvanna County.

This is the same area where the 5.8 earthquake was recorded in 2011.

The 2011 quake was felt from Northern Virginia to Richmond.

There was no reported injuries or damage recorded in last weekend’s series of earthquakes.

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USGS confirms a Virginia earthquake

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirms that an earthquake struck Hanover County Tuesday afternoon around 3:30.

The 2.4 magnitude quake took place just north of Richmond in Ashland Virginia.

According to the seismic data the quake spanned approximately 10 miles approximately 5 miles deep.

This is a relatively mild earthquake that had little to no effect on the nearby North Anna Power Plant according to an ABC News report.

That report also confirms that no damage was reported to the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

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