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11 February 2015
2011 DC Area Quake May Have Been Felt By More People Than Any U.S. Quake In History.
The 2011 Washington DC earthquake may have been felt by more people than any other U.S. quake in history. The USGS issued a press release today about the quake, and the newly discovered fault that it likely occurred on. Quakes in the eastern portions of North America tend to be felt across a larger area, probably because the rocks here are old and cold compared to those in the West …