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generic of northeast earthquake (CBS/AP)

5.9 Earthquake Hits Virginia; Tremors Run Eastern Seaboard

WASHINGTON (AP, CBS Connecticut) A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island, New York City and Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., where […]

08/23/2011

Governor Dannel Malloy.  File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer

Gov. Malloy Speaks On Earthquake Felt in CT

Gov. Dannel Malloy has issued a statement regarding the earthquake felt less than an hour ago in Connecticut, which lead to many building evacuations statewide.

08/23/2011

hartford

Earthquake Hits Hartford

A substantial earthquake rumbled through greater Hartford– and much of the Eastern Seaboard– this afternoon just before 2pm. The quake rattled buildings for over 5 seconds before subsiding.

08/23/2011