Small Earthquake Rattles Central Va.
LOUISA, Va. (CBSDC/AP) — Wednesday has gotten off to a shaky start for some residents in Louisa County.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude-2.3 earthquake struck in the county at 7:01 a.m. Wednesday. The epicenter was 6 miles south-southwest of Louisa.
In 2011, the county was struck by a magnitude-5.8 earthquake.
It’s not altogether unusual for small earthquakes to occur in central Va. The USGS says the smaller earthquakes are generally felt every year or two.
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