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Five recorded earthquakes since first 5.8 in Louisa

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - There have been five earthquakes in Louisa County recorded since Tuesday afternoon.  The first two aftershocks were small and shallow and maybe only felt in Louisa, the last two were deep and likely felt miles away. 

 

MAG

UTC DATE-TIME
y/m/d h:m:s

LAT
deg

LON
deg

DEPTH
km

LOCATION

MAP

3.4

2011/08/24 04:45:26

37.925

-77.994

4.9

11 km ( 7 mi) S of Louisa, VA

MAP

4.2

2011/08/24 00:04:36

37.912

-77.951

7.9

11 km ( 7 mi) SSW of Mineral, VA

MAP

2.2

2011/08/23 19:20:26

37.911

-78.004

0.1

13 km ( 8 mi) S of Louisa, VA

MAP

2.8

2011/08/23 18:46:50

37.931

-77.935

0.1

9 km ( 5 mi) SSW of Mineral, VA

MAP

5.8

2011/08/23 17:51:04

37.936

-77.933

6.0

8 km ( 5 mi) SSW of Mineral, VA

 

           
             

The UTC DATE can be confusing.  If you subtract 4 hours from the UTC time you get EDT.

Over the next Few days you may want to bookmark this page from the USGS. Keep your eye peeled for a RED Box.  That indicates an earthquake in the past hour.  The bigger the box, the stronger the earthquake.

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