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6.0 Quake Hits U.S. East Coast

Sunday, 21 Aug 2011 05:42 PM

 

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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.

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