WATCH: NBC12 weather team explains Tuesday night's earthquake

(Source: NBC12)
(Source: NBC12)
Updated: Feb. 28, 2018 at 11:26 AM EST
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(WWBT) - A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit Tuesday night in an area northwest of Richmond.

This quake was close to where a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck and rattled much of the East Coast in 2011.

In a Facebook Live below, the NBC12 First Alert weather team explained how common earthquakes are in our area, and why it is deemed an aftershock of the 2011 quake.

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