An 5.8 magnitude earthquake that came from three to four miles beneath a central Virginia town of fewer than 500 people sent out shockwaves to millions.
The eye remembers the strangest things; Like news itself, not always the most important or profound.
At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 and with number 4, and a rarity.
People in the southern part of the state reported feeling the ground vibrate at about 10 a.m. Saturday.
A north Jersey couple with ties to Japan have put together a benefit 5K run on Sunday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City to raise money to help Japan’s recovery efforts.
“We’re still watching many buildings fell down. We feel very bad. We’re watching what’s going on there,” said Brooklyn resident Riza Atas.
An environmental group says that if the Indian Point nuclear plant suffered an accident like the one in Japan, the consequences could be worse.
Hurricane Irene hit the Tri-State area just days after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Virginia and rolled its way across the Northeast, leaving many wondering if it was a once in a lifetime occurrence.
There was no serious damage to structures within the five boroughs from Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake, but what if a stronger quake hit?
New Yorkers are shaking it off. A day after the most powerful quake in decades rattled New Yorkers, frayed nerves are giving way to laughs and “where were you whens.”
New York shook, rattled and rolled Tuesday afternoon following a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck in Virginia and rolled its way across the Northeast, hitting Washington, DC and swayed buildings in the city.
Tuesday’s earthquake that rattled Washington D.C. and snaked its way up the East Coast forced the evacuation of City Hall. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his staff were rushed outside by police security.
Like several other New Yorkers, we felt the Earthquake. Where were you when it happened?
An earthquake in Virgina has shook people all the way up the East coast, including New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Long Island, and beyond.
Verizon Wireless and AT&T say their networks were congested as the quake sent people scrambling for the phones.