5.8 Magnitude Eartquake shakes the East Coast.
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
An earthquake shook the entire Southern End of Lancaster County as well as a good portion of the East Coast of the United States today at approximately 1:52 PM.
The 5.8 magnitude quake was reported to be centered in Mineral, Virginia and was felt by millions of people.
No reports of injuries or major damage have been reported locally in Lancaster County but some residents have stated they had items fall off of walls or shelves.
The Robert Fulton Fire Company received no calls pertaining to this earthquake.