Small earthquake recorded in central Virginia

2.4 magnitude earthquake recorded Tuesday afternoon
2.4 magnitude earthquake recorded Tuesday afternoon(USGS)
Published: Apr. 12, 2022 at 4:17 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 12, 2022 at 9:50 PM EDT
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ASHLAND, Va. (WWBT) - The United States Geological Survey detected a small earthquake in central Virginia on Tuesday.

The quake happened about 6.5 miles northwest of Ashland and 20 miles north, northwest of Richmond, USGS said in its preliminary report.

The earthquake was recorded at 3:19 p.m. on April 12.

It had a magnitude of 2.4 and a depth of 9 km.

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