M5.8 Earthquake in Virginia

Several QCN stations on the East Coast of the US recorded a M5.8 earthquake that occurred just outside of Mineral, Virgina at 17:51:04 UTC on 23 August 2011. Click here to view seismograms recorded by QCN stations at distances between 48 to 242 km (30 – 150 miles) from the earthquake epicenter. The image above shows the ShakeMap generated by ‘Did You Feel It?’ reports submitted to the USGS; more information about the Virginia earthquake ShakeMap can be found here (links to external USGS site).