MINERAL, Va. (CBSDC) — More than five months after a 5.8 tremor struck Mineral, a 3.2 magnitude aftershock rattled central Virginia on┬áMonday night.

The latest earthquake was occurred around 6:30 p.m. and was centered 10 miles south of Mineral.

The initial quake left the rendered the Washington Monument unsafe for tourists and was felt in far-reaching areas of the east coast.

Aftershocks have become common place following the initial quake over the summer.


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