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Latest earthquakes in West Virginia, USA

Earthquake list: past 30 days (3 quakes)

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Updated: Tue, 10 Dec 23:44 UTC (GMT)
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Tue, 10 Dec 2019
Tue, 10 Dec 06:43 UTCM 2.5 / 14.5 km - [info](2125 km) 21km W of New Castle, Virginia (USA)
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Catawba VA / not felt: Loud boom. Thought it was thunder.
Salem, Virginia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Floyd, VA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woke me from sleep - heard a boom and the house shook lightly - like something hit the house.
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Tue, 10 Dec 04:10 UTCM 2.1 / 10.3 km - [info](2126 km) 20km W of New Castle, Virginia (USA)
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Salem, VA / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was taking a shower and heard a loud boom and the wall and floor shook kind of like someone fell into the wall on the other side of the shower. When I got to work (also in Salem) some of my pictures had fallen over.
Nokesville va / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Elliston,va / MMI III (Weak shaking): Heard a boom near poor mountain and thought the pipeline blew up...lol.
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Fri, 15 Nov 2019
Fri, 15 Nov 22:20 UTCM 2.8 / 5.5 km - [info](2007 km) 9km NNW of Oceana, West Virginia (USA)
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Alliance (301.5 km N from epicenter) / not felt: Didn’t feel the rolling but heard loud booom. Almost like sonic boom that shook the house. Almost like a big wreck happens by house Friends had items fall off walls. Felt all over and heard by many. In township and county. Authorities don’t know what is could be.
Alliance (301.5 km N from epicenter) / not felt: Didn’t feel the rolling but heard loud booom. Almost like sonic boom that shook the house. Almost like a big wreck happens by house Friends had items fall off walls. Felt all over and heard by many. In township and county. Authorities don’t know what is could be.
Pulaski county (115.4 km SE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt in pulaski county
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4*10^9 J (401 KWh / 0.345 tons of TNT) [learn more]

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