Archive for August, 2011


East Coast Earthquake and 2012

There has not been a single significant earthquake in the Central Virginia Seismic Zone since 1879, and this 5.8 Magnitude earthquake in Virginia was almost as strong as the 5.9 quake that struck in 1897, in Giles County, Va over 100 years ago. This August 23rd. 2011 quake is tied for third strongest along the [...]