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Earthquake - August 23

August 23, 2011

An earthquake of about 5.9 magnitude occured at 1:51 PM EST, centred near Richmond, Virginia. Tremors were felt in the London area. If you felt the earthquake, please visit the U.S. Geological Survey's "Did You Feel It" web site and enter your experiences. Your experiences of the earthquake will help our seismologists with their research.