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Small Earthquake Shudders Through Virginia

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The USGS says the quake was centered 32 miles west of Richmond at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2. (Getty Images)

The USGS says the quake was centered 32 miles west of Richmond at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2. (Getty Images)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — 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 centered 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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