Magnitude 2.5 earthquake confirmed in Goochland

Magnitude 2.5 earthquake confirmed in Goochland

GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) - The United States Geological Survey confirmed on Thursday that a magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck in Goochland.

The epicenter was pinpointed 2 miles north northeast of Goochland, 24 miles west northwest of Richmond. The geographic coordinates provided by USGS, 37.709N 77.868W, put the epicenter in Maidens, VA.

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