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5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Police officers keep watch outside an evacuated Manhattan courthouse after an earthquake rattled the city on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People use their phones as they gather outside after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People gather outside of their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People use their phones as they gather outside after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: A man stands on the roof of a building in TriBeCa after a 5.9 earthquake struck on August 23, 2011 in New York, United States. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Restaurant workers wait on Wall Street after a 5.9 earthquake struck on August 23, 2011 in New York, United States. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Men stand on the roof of a building in TriBeCa after a 5.9 earthquake struck on August 23, 2011 in New York, United States. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
People gather for safety in a garden in
People gather for safety in a garden in
People gather for safety in a garden in Lower Manhattan after an earthquake in Virginia was felt in New York on August 23, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
Office workers and others gather on Free
Office workers and others gather on Free
Office workers and others gather on Freedom Plaza after an earthquake struck Washington, DC August 23, 2011. One of the strongest earthquakes to strike the US east coast in decades rattled offices Tuesday in downtown Washington and caused panicked evacuations from skyscrapers as far away as New York. The Pentagon, the US Capitol and Union Station in the nation's capital were all evacuated after the 5.9-magnitude quake, which was shallow with its epicenter only 0.6 miles (one kilometer) underground.The disruption to cell phone services in the hour after the quake added to the sense of panic in a country preparing to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People gather outside an evacuated Manhattan courthouse after an earthquake rattled the city on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People wait to enter the evacuated Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in Manhattan after an earthquake rattled the city on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People wait to enter the evacuated Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in Manhattan after an earthquake rattled the city on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Office workers and others gather on Free
Office workers and others gather on Free
Office workers and others gather on Freedom Plaza after an earthquake struck Washington, DC August 23, 2011. One of the strongest earthquakes to strike the US east coast in decades rattled offices Tuesday in downtown Washington and caused panicked evacuations from skyscrapers as far away as New York. The Pentagon, the US Capitol and Union Station in the nation's capital were all evacuated after the 5.9-magnitude quake, which was shallow with its epicenter only 0.6 miles (one kilometer) underground.The disruption to cell phone services in the hour after the quake added to the sense of panic in a country preparing to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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This August 23, 2011 photo shows the Whi
This August 23, 2011 photo shows the White House following an earthquake in Washington, DC. One of the strongest earthquakes to strike the US east coast in decades rattled offices Tuesday in downtown Washington and caused panicked evacuations from skyscrapers as far away as New York.The Pentagon, the US Capitol and Union Station in the nation's capital were all evacuated after the 5.9-magnitude quake, which was shallow with its epicenter only 0.6 miles (one kilometer) underground. The disruption to cell phone services in the hour after the quake added to the sense of panic in a country preparing to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: A boy plays on a fountain as people gather outside of their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)
A Parks Police helicopter inspects the W
A Parks Police helicopter inspects the W
A Parks Police helicopter inspects the Washington Monument on August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC, shortly after a 5.9 Richter earthquake struck iin the neighboring state of Virginia. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of the Secret Service Uniformed
A member of the Secret Service Uniformed
A member of the Secret Service Uniformed division stands guard on Pennslyvania Ave in front of the the White House following an earthquake in Washington, DC August 23, 2011. One of the strongest earthquakes to strike the US east coast in decades rattled offices Tuesday in downtown Washington and caused panicked evacuations from skyscrapers as far away as New York.The Pentagon, the US Capitol and Union Station in the nation's capital were all evacuated after the 5.9-magnitude quake, which was shallow with its epicenter only 0.6 miles (one kilometer) underground.The disruption to cell phone services in the hour after the quake added to the sense of panic in a country preparing to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People gather outside of their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: A U.S. Park Police mounted officer chases a bicyclist away from the area surrounding the Washington Monument after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Police officers said that unidentified material had fallen off the Washington Monument as a result of the earthquake. All the monuments and buildings along the National Mall have been evacuated and closed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: A helicopter flies closely to the Washington Monument to survey its exterior for damage after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Police officers said that unidentified material had fallen off the Washington Monument as a result of the earthquake. All the monuments and buildings along the National Mall have been evacuated and closed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: People try to communicate on their cell phones after being evacuated from their building after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: Tourists look on a helicopter flies closely to the Washington Monument to survey its exterior for damage after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Police officers said that unidentified material had fallen off the Washington Monument as a result of the earthquake. All the monuments and buildings along the National Mall have been evacuated and closed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: Tourists and government employees fill the National Mall after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. All the monuments and buildings along the National Mall have been evacuated and closed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: A helicopter flies closely to the Washington Monument to survey its exterior for damage after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Police officers said that unidentified material had fallen off the Washington Monument as a result of the earthquake. All the monuments and buildings along the National Mall have been evacuated and closed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: People skirt the area surrounding the Washington Monument after police closed it after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Police officers said that unidentified material had fallen off the Washington Monument as a result of the earthquake. All the monuments and buildings along the National Mall have been evacuated and closed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: U.S. Park Police work to keep people away from the area surrounding the Washington Monument after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast August 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Police officers said that unidentified material had fallen off the Washington Monument as a result of the earthquake. All the monuments and buildings along the National Mall have been evacuated and closed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: A news ticker in Times Square comments on an earlier earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: A news ticker in Times Square comments on an earlier earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People head back into their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: People head back into their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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