USGS reports 2.6-magnitude earthquake off Virginia coast

Greenbackville, Virginia
Posted at 5:51 AM, Feb 09, 2023

A 2.6-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Virginia Wednesday night, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Officials said it happened at 8:21 p.m. and was about 18 miles from Greenbackville, Virginia.

The USGS said it had a depth of just under seven miles.

News 3 called the Accomack County Sheriff's Office which said there were no immediate reports of damage.



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