5.8 Quake Hits Virginia; Felt from S.C. to Mass.

An earthquake centered in Mineral, Virginia yesterday was felt by millions up and down the East Coast.  In Washington, DC, parts of the  Pentagon, White House and Capitol were evacuated while national memorials and monuments were closed for inspection.  A crack was discovered in the Washington Monument that will keep it closed indefinably.  Further up the coast, buildings were evacuated in Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and New York City.

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