RICHMOND, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake shook the capital of Virginia and surrounding areas. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The USGS reported on its website that the quake happened at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2. It was centered 32 miles west of the capital of Richmond.
Local television stations reported that numerous residents called in saying they had felt the tremors.