New England Seismic Network News

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

Seismogram of quake recorded on Weston Observatory seismograph:

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