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Did you feel that?? 8/23/11

I think we had a little bit of a rumble here in VA/NC!

My desk was shaking - It was almost surreal!


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Magnitude 5.8 - VIRGINIA
2011 August 23 17:51:03 UTC

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Earthquake Details

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

Magnitude 5.8 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 17:51:03 UTC
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 01:51:03 PM at epicenter

Location 37.875?N, 77.908?W
Depth 6 km (3.7 miles) set by location program
Region VIRGINIA
Distances

15 km (9 miles) S (179?) from Mineral, VA
18 km (12 miles) SSE (154?) from Louisa, VA
26 km (16 miles) ENE (58?) from Columbia, VA
54 km (34 miles) NW (314?) from Richmond, VA
139 km (87 miles) SW (214?) from Washington, DC

Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST= 17, Nph= 17, Dmin=59.5 km, Rmss=0.33 sec, Gp=173?,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=1
Source

West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center/NOAA/NWS

Event ID at00lqe6x3
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