Earthquake a rarity in Virginia – aftershocks expected

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Earthquake a rarity in Virginia - aftershocks expected

It was a bumpy Tuesday afternoon in Roanoke and most of the Eastern seaboard. The 5.8 magnitude earthquake was felt from Georgia to Toronto, Canada and west as far as Illinois. “There will be aftershocks,” said John Hole, Professor of Geosciences at Virginia Tech. The professor was right as a 4.2 magnitude aftershock hit Fuvanna […]

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