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There Was Just an Earthquake in Virginia. We Felt it in NYC.

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From the US Geological Survey

Twitter is going crazy!

The U.S. Geological Survey is saying a 5.8 earthquake centered in Virginia.

The Washington post reports the quake was felt in Washington, New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Cleveland. The U.S. Geological Survey said an earthquake of a 5.8 magnitude hit Virginia near the town of Mineral.

First hand reporting: US gelological station says it was 5.9 quake 83 miles south of DC. They normally monitor U.K.

A Reuters witness said the quake was felt as far away as Toronto, Canada.

Jason Kottke reports the VA quake is the strongest to hit the US east coast since 1890s: (1897 5.9 in VA)

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From USGS

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Comments

  1. Arlmoney says:

    i just felt it in brooklyn!

    1. ms says:

      I felt it in Burlington County NJ around 1:53pm

      1. Ceelevel says:

        yes!!!!!!

  2. Suzanne Koslowsky says:

    I live in downtown manhattan on the 16th floor and I felt the building swaying back and forth and I thought it was me being dizzy i am in a wheelchair but the water in the coffee pot was moving was there an earthquake in manhattant?
     

  3. Anonymous says:

    I felt it, my house was shaking a little, I got scared, I get out

  4. Shashank Ganpule says:

    Yes. Experienced in Jersey City, NJ.

  5. Mayalexander says:

    We just felt it in Mury Hill, NYC, whole building swayed for a few minutes.

  6. Jbtweety116 says:

    Felt earthquake in flushing queens!

  7. MdmSiamese says:

    I live in lower Westchester and at 1:53PM my house shook.  Apparently there was in earthquake in Virginia area.

  8. Ms Kisses_bbw_bml66 says:

    MY BED SHOOK 4 A FEW SECS THOUGHT I WAS BUGGING OUT BUT IT CON’T N I JUST THOUGHT ONE OF MY KIDS WAS SHAKING IT TILL MY SON WALKED IN TELLING ME HIS BED N STUFF WAS SHAKING ALSO N I’M IN BX NY

  9. Anonymous says:

    All English out window!

  10. Anonymous says:

    Commenters!  yayayayay