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Earthquake Centered in Virginia

Earthquake Centered in Virginia

Aug 23, 2011

(Source: USGS) The U.S. Geological Survey has reported that an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale occurred at 1:51 on the afternoon of Tuesday, August 23rd, near Mineral and Louisa, Virginia. Counties across the central and eastern part of North Carolina have felt the effects. However, no damage in Forsyth County, or other counties in our state,...

Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Jul 14, 2010

(Source: USGS) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines an earthquake as “a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earth’s surface.” Earthquakes result when stress forces build up along fractures or fault lines in the earth’s crust over extended periods of time. At the point where...