At least 18 aftershocks ranging in magnitude from 4.5 to as little as 2.0 followed the strongest earthquake to strike the East Coast since World War II, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Other smaller quakes that wouldn’t necessarily register on seismographs also could have taken place since last week.
RICHMOND, Va. — The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rattled the East Coast on Aug. 23 continues to produce aftershocks as the tally for damages near its central Virginia epicenter has grown to more than $17 million to help rebuild one communities’ homes, schools, businesses and government buildings.
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