Minor Earthquake Hits Washington D.C.

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All puns aside, looks like there was an actual earthquake at 5 a.m. this morning in D.C. But no injuries or damage:

WASHINGTON — The DC area was shaken by a minor earthquake early Friday.

The quake hit at 5:04 a.m. EDT and had a magnitude of 3.6.

The quake was centered in the Rockville, Md., area said Randy Baldwin, a physicist with U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information centre.

Police in Washington and in nearby Montgomery County, Md., said there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

 

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