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Earthquake reported in Virginia

WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. logo WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. 2/3/2020 Saliqa Khan
a close up of a sign © Provided by WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. Virginians, did you feel the earthquake Monday morning?

The earthquake, measuring 2.7 magnitude, was reported at 5:04 a.m. in Troy, Va., the United States Geological Survey reports.

The epicenter, south of Lake Anna, Va., was very close to the much stronger at 5.8 on the Richter scale 2011 earthquake was felt as far north as southeastern Canada, WUSA9 meteorologist Howard Bernstein reports.

Did you feel the quake? You can report it here.

Lake Anna is about 72 miles from Washington, D.C. and is located in the counties of Louisa, Spotsylvania and Orange in Virginia.

There were no reports of any damage. 

Monday's earthquake was much weaker compared to the Aug. 23, 2011 earthquake. The 2011 earthquake was the second strongest on record in the East and was strongest on record in Virginia.

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Officially the USGS measured the 2011 quake as a 5.8 on the Richter scale. It is not that unusual for small earthquakes to occur in the East, but what was unusual about that quake was its intensity, duration and scope.  

It took seven years for the National Cathedral to complete work after it sustained damage in the 2011 earthquake. 

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The Washington Monument also sustained heavy damage in 2011's earthquake. After repairs to more than 100 cracks in the monument, it reopened to the public in May 2014. 

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