Tags: quake | us | capital | 6.0

6.0 Quake Hits U.S. East Coast

Sunday, 21 Aug 2011 05:42 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

WASHINGTON - A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to Boston on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was initially reported at 5.8 magnitude.

The Pentagon and U.S. Capitol Building in Washington were evacuated, witnesses said.

© 2014 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Gunman in Canada Parliament Attack 'ISIS-inspired Terrorist'

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 06:01 AM

Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was be . . .

GOP: Raise Minimum Wage, Vote for Common Sense

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 00:18 AM

Democrats in the Senate, and President Obama, have expressed support for raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an  . . .

Ed Royce: 'Are We Doing Enough' to Stop Terror Attacks?

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 22:40 PM

Rep. Ed Royce said he thinks laws will be changed in Great Britain and Canada to stop the sort of homegrown terrorist at . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved