Small earthquake detected in Central Virginia

Updated: Jul. 5, 2018 at 8:42 AM EDT
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LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - A 1.7 magnitude earthquake was detected in Louisa County on Thursday morning.

A preliminary report said the earthquake hit around 2:42 a.m. and was 3.1 km in depth.

The quake was reported 39 miles northwest of Richmond.

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