An earthquake has just occurred in North Carolina. News sources are trying to confirm.
Shaking was confirmed in Raleigh and in Rocky Mount.
WRAL is reporting that a preliminary magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred in Virginia today.
The earthquake was centered at 37.975°N, 77.969°W which is near Louisa and Mineral, VA
The earthquake struck at 1:51 and was felt up and down the U.S. east coast.
WRAL said just what I was thinking, that this 5.8 magnitude earthquake could set off other seismic events.
If you felt today’s earthquake, report it to the USGS.