Nearly 600,000 Virginia residents are expected to participate in a multistate earthquake drill this week.
When the “Big One” rocked the East Coast one year ago, the earthquake centered on this rural Virginia town cracked ceiling tiles and damaged two local school buildings so badly that they had to be shuttered for good. Now as the academic year gets under way, students are reciting a new safety mantra: Drop, cover, and hold on.
The Washington National Cathedral is hoping to raise $100,000 by Thursday to pay for damages sustained in the earthquake that rattled the East Coast last year.
Virginia continues to experience aftershocks from last summer’s earthquake, especially near its epicenter.
The Washington Monument cracked and crumbled when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook the nation’s capital last August. But did it sink or tilt?
More than five months after a 5.8 tremor struck Mineral, a 3.2 magnitude aftershock rattled central Virginia on Monday night.
A new report on the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument details extensive cracking and chipped stones on the top portion of the 127-year-old structure.
Two reactors at Dominion Virginia Power’s North Anna Power Station were at 100 percent as of Monday morning. The units automatically shut down after the 5.8-magnitude Aug. 23rd.
On Sunday, the cathedral will open its doors for its first public worship service since the 5.8-magnitude quake.
No final word yet from the Washington Nationals as to whether or not today’s earthquake will delay or even cancel tonight’s game.