New England Seismic Network News

August 25, 2011

Virginia Aftershocks – August 25, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 1:00 pm

Aftershocks of the August 23rd Virginia magnitude 5.8 earthquake continue, and are being recorded by Weston Observatory’s New England Seismic Network as well as the Virginia Tech Seismological Observatory.

Below is a seismogram of Virginia aftershocks recorded on Virginia Tech’s seismograph in Lynchburg, VA:

Magnitude 4.5 – VIRGINIA Aftershock – August 25, 2011

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Weston Observatory seismographs recorded the magnitude 4.5 aftershock from Mineral, Virginia on August 25, 2011.

For more info on these earthquakes, go to US Geological Survey report.

Seismogram of aftershock recorded on Weston Observatory seismograph:

August 24, 2011

Magnitude 4.2 and Magnitude 3.4 – VIRGINIA AFTERSHOCKS

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Weston Observatory seismographs recorded the magnitude 4.2 and magnitude 3.4 aftershocks from Mineral, Virginia on August 24, 2011.

For more info on these earthquakes, go to US Geological Survey report.

Seismogram of aftershocks recorded on Weston Observatory seismograph:

August 23, 2011

Magnitude 5.8 – Virginia – August 23, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 3:20 pm

Weston Observatory seismographs recorded the magnitude 5.8 earthquake 14 km (9 miles) SSW from Mineral, Virginia on August 23, 2011.
LATITUDE 37.881°N,    LONGITUDE  -77.952°W
For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Earthquakes in Virginia and Vicinity 1774 – 2004
By Arthur C. Tarr and Russell L. Wheeler

This quake was felt throughout New England.
For an Intensity Map of the felt area and/or if you felt this quake, please report it with USGS Did You Feel It? – Tell Us!

For a news report, click CNN.com

Seismogram of quake recorded on Weston Observatory seismograph:

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