Another Aftershock Rattles Central Virginia

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A sign on the door lets visitors know that the DMV was closed after the building was damged by a 5.8 earthquake on August 24, 2011 in Mineral, Virginia.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A sign on the door lets visitors know that the DMV was closed after the building was damged by a 5.8 earthquake on August 24, 2011 in Mineral, Virginia. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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