Earthquake

File photo of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Damaged D.C. Cathedral Hosts Earthquake Drill Event

The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.

10/16/2014

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)

USGS: 6.0 Earthquake Shakes N. California; Largest Since 1989

Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in California’s northern San Francisco Bay area.

08/24/2014

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)

Small Earthquake Shudders Through Virginia

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.

05/21/2014

Washington Monument Lighting

WATCH: Time Lapse Video of the Washington Monument Restoration

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.

05/09/2014

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

‘American Idol’ Winner To Help Reopen Washington Monument

“American Idol” winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.

04/29/2014

People flee the "Costa Verde" bay after a tsunami alert in Lima on April 1, 2014. (credit: ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

300 Inmates Escape From Chilean Prison Following Deadly 8.2 Quake

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.

04/02/2014

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Washington Monument to Reopen May 12

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.

03/25/2014

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Washington Monument to Reopen in May

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.

03/20/2014

Ocean City, Md. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Earthquake-Like Tremors On Eastern Shore Caused By Navy Flight Training

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.

02/06/2014

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Scaffolding on Washington Monument to Come Down

The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks.

10/31/2013

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