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Another aftershock late Sunday evening

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Posted at 12:08 AM, Mar 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-26 10:13:18-04

The United States Geological Survey has confirmed that at 11:21 p.m. on Sunday night a 3.1 magnitude aftershock earthquake hit near Mineral, Va.

Reports came into the newsroom, including residents the Richmond metro area feeling the tremor.

The epicenter was measured at a depth of approximately 3 miles and was located at:

  • 6 miles from Mineral, VA
  • 8 miles from Louisa, VA
  • 16 miles from Columbia, VA
  • 38 miles from Richmond, VA

This is a recording of the earthquake from the Randolph College Riding Center in Lynchburg, VA

This aftershock ranks as our sixth largest magnitude since the initial 5.8 earthquake August 23, 2011:

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