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Washington Dc Earthquake

WHOA! See The Top Of The Washington Monument In This Amazing Video

AP | Posted 07.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — The Washington Monument is now covered in scaffolding from top to bottom. The completion of the scaffolding on Monday is a milesto...

Turkish News April Fool's Story: D.C. Succumbs To Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.02.2013 | DC

Feel that rumbling? Quick! Run to the nearest doorway or huddle underneath that sturdy desk! Can you hear the building, where you're sitting at ...

Rappeller's Inspect Earthquake Damage To Washington Monument (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

On Aug. 23, 2011 a 5.8 magnitude earthquake rattled the northeast. One of the structures to sustain damage from the quake was the Washington Monument,...

Rappelling Mission Down The Washington Monument Begins

Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts

Earlier today, Erik Sohn and his team began their "dream assignment" of rappelling down the side of the Washington Monument. Is Sohn the new star of t...

Pat Robertson: Crack In Washington Monument A Sign From God

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

Televangelist Pat Robertson suggested Wednesday that cracks in the Washington Monument caused by the August 23 earthquake could be a sign from God, an...

PHOTOS: Washington Monument Earthquake Damage Worse Than First Thought

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

Shortly after the rare 5.8 earthquake in Virginia rattled Washington D.C. Tuesday, a Park Service spokesman said there was "absolutely no damage" to t...

Earthquake Proves DC Is Slow To React During Emergency

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 10.25.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The nation's capital has prepared for emergencies with sleek communication systems, intelligence fusion centers and chemical detection c...

More Cracks Found In Washington Monument After Quake

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service says engineers have discovered several additional cracks in the top portion of the Washington Monument. The c...

WATCH: Rabbi Blames Earthquake On Gay Marriage

Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion

A New York rabbi claims gay marriage and the earthquake that shook the East Coast are directly connected. In a video uploaded to YouTube, Levin say...

Amanda Terkel

U.S. Senate Makes History During D.C. Earthquake

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate made history on Tuesday, convening outside of the U.S. Capitol due to the evacuations from the earthquake that hit Washington...

East Coast Earthquake Strongest Since 1944

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

MINERAL, Va. — Tens of millions of people from Georgia to Canada were jolted Tuesday by the strongest earthquake to strike the East Coast since ...

East Coast vs. West Coast Earthquakes: What's The Difference?

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN and ALICIA CHANG | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON (Associated Press)-- The East Coast doesn't get earthquakes often but when they do strike, there's a whole lot more shaking going on. The g...

Christina Wilkie

Earthquake Aftermath: Residents Of Virginia Farming County Repair Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

MINERAL, Va. -- Residents of this small town in Central Virginia's farming county began repairing the damage to their homes and businesses Tuesday aft...

Twitter Reactions Played A Big Role In News Of Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit just outside Richmond, Va. today, causing little damage, but sending Twitter into a frenzy. The epicenter, which was...

WATCH: D.C. Earthquake Videos

Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook Virginia on Tuesday afternoon and folks quickly uploaded footage of their experience, and the quake's immediate after...

LOOK: Photos Of The Virginia Earthquake

Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

Images of citizens in Washington D.C. and New York City evacuating buildings have begun to surface following an estimated magnitude 5.8 earthquake cen...

The Funniest DC Earthquake Tweets

Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy

Yeah, we know, we're almost so totally over it, too. But you must admit, when the Twitterverse joins together in equal snark over a single event, it's...

National Mall Monuments Closed Due To Earthquake

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service says most of the monuments and memorials on the National Mall have reopened after being closed following ...

Two Nuclear Reactors Taken Off Line After Virginia Earthquake

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. — Federal officials say two nuclear reactors at the North Anna Power Station in Louisa County, Va., were automatically taken off l...

Did You Feel That? Cell Networks Clogged By Post-Quake Calls

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Cell phone and landline customers experienced connection problems after Tuesday's earthquake, but there were no immediate reports o...

MAPS: The Virginia Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

An estimated magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Virginia early Tuesday afternoon, with reports of tremors felt as far north as New York City. Accordin...

EARTHQUAKE: The Media Reacts

Posted 10.24.2011 | Media

The earthquake that hit Washington, D.C. on Tuesday quickly supplanted all other news stories. Every network and news outlet on the East Coast moved t...

East Coast Earthquake: Airports Reporting Tarmac Delays

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

As Jet Blue tweeted: "We've issued a temporary ground stop while we assess the earthquake impact. In the meantime, enjoy that Carole King." Hopeful...

Earthquake in Washington D.C.

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

Preliminary reports are indicating that a 5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Virginia at 1:51 pm EDT., according to the USGS. Shaking has been re...

Earthquake Shakes DC

AP | KAREN MAHABIR and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Earthquakes are so rare in the Washington area that even a geology student wasn't quite sure what was going on when a minor one hit...