September 1st, 2011
06:53 AM ET

3.4-magnitude quake hits Virginia

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake rattled Mineral, Virginia, early Thursday, nine days after a 5.8-magnitude temblor in the same area shook up much of the eastern United States.

Thursday's quake, which struck at 5:09 a.m., was centered four miles south-southeast of Mineral at a depth of about three miles, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  1. Mary

    Could someone please explain why needs help? What is wrong with her? I see that post frequently at different sites. I'm sure that magnitude of an earthquake is scary to some. I live on the weat coast in Washington state, there expecting a large quake here one of these days. They are hitting everywhere but here and that makes it even more frightening.~Mary~

    September 1, 2011 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse |
  2. joann

    This,weather is all messed up.But,I,say the time has come.We,ALL have to get READY for the "LAST DAYS". JoAnn Bartholomew

    September 1, 2011 at 10:59 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Alfonso

    felt the quake up in buffalo,ny right at noon an thought i was losin my mind cause noone else felt it...thanks cnn for helpin me keep my sanity

    September 1, 2011 at 11:32 pm | Report abuse |
  4. BoredSecurityGaurd

    It's Obama's Fault, plain and love how the news story is about an EARTHQUAKE, yet politics get brought into it...

    September 4, 2011 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
  5. shortyellowbus


    September 7, 2011 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  6. John Hein

    GREAT morerocking lets get rolling. With Beef Tacos that is!

    September 7, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  7. rob

    you gotta think, and listen what jesus said: this generation will by no means pass away until alll these things occur. nation will rise against nation. and kingdom agaisnt kingdom. (1914 world war 1 and world war two was worse.) there will be great earthquakes in foodshortages and diseases(pestilence) in one place after another. what jesus was saying in one generation all these things will happen, never have all these things at such an magnitude has taken place in one generation. Just think about times have been bad and getting worse since 1914. we are living in the last days. even jesus says just like the days of noah the people will be, they will ignore all the signs.

    September 9, 2011 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • rob

      it will only come as a thief in the night to those that continue to be blind.

      September 9, 2011 at 6:40 pm | Report abuse |
  8. God

    Sorry about the farting, I had some Indian food and it's doing a number on me.

    September 16, 2011 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Chris

    Enough with reporting on every little earth quake. Literally thousands happen every day...

    September 16, 2011 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Dill WeedI

    It's 5 AM, do you know how fat your kids are?

    September 17, 2011 at 6:20 am | Report abuse |
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