Small earthquake detected in Louisa County

Small earthquake detected in Louisa County
A 2.1 magnitude earthquake was detected in Louisa County on Thursday afternoon. (Source: USGS)

LOUISA, Va. (WWBT) - A 2.1 magnitude earthquake was detected in Louisa County on Thursday afternoon.

According to the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, the earthquake hit around 2:49 p.m.

The earthquake was 35 miles northwest of Richmond.

This earthquake comes less than eight years after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit in Louisa County.

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