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.
A company called EarthCam used a special camera to capture months of repair work on the Washington Monument, and now you can watch the time-lapse footage of the reconstruction process.
“American Idol” winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.
Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile’s northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years due to a 2011 earthquake.
The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.
Residents of Ocean City, Md. reported feeling earthquake-like tremors and hearing a loud boom in the area Thursday, according to the town’s police department.
The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks.
The Labor Day weekend is getting off to a shaky start in Louisa County.
The earthquake that rocked the D.C. metro area two years ago has left the Washington National Cathedral with years worth of repairs.