USGS: 2.6 magnitude earthquake, 7 miles E of Buckingham - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

USGS: 2.6 magnitude earthquake, 7 miles E of Buckingham

Source: USGS Source: USGS
Source: USGS Source: USGS
CUMBERLAND, VA (WWBT) -

Several NBC12 viewers contacted our newsroom after an early morning earthquake in Virginia.

A seismograph near Cuckoo, VA shows a small earthquake at 6 a.m. A preliminary report from the USGS says it was a 2.6 magnitude earthquake, located about 7 miles east of Buckingham and about 52 miles from Richmond.

Several of our viewers reported feeling the earthquake in Cumberland, Buckingham, Powhatan and Amelia around 6 a.m.

You can report feeling the earthquake to the USGS here.

Copyright 2015 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved

Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12

Powered by Frankly