RICHMOND, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake shook the capital of Virginia and surrounding areas. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The USGS reported on its website that the quake happened at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2. It was centred 32 miles west of the capital of Richmond.
Local television stations reported that numerous residents called in saying they had felt the tremors.
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