2 minor earthquakes reported in Virginia in 2 days, including Louisa

RICHMOND — Two minor earthquakes have rattled parts of Virginia in the past two days.

The U.S. Geological Survey’s website shows a magnitude-2.2 earthquake occurred at 2:10 a.m. Monday. The epicenter was 12 miles west-southwest of Courtland.

Another magnitude-2.2 earthquake occurred at 1:08 a.m. Saturday. The epicenter was 5 miles south of Louisa.

Saturday’s earthquake occurred in an area with a history of seismic activity in recent years. In August 2011, a magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Louisa County was felt from Georgia to Canada.

Fredericksburg.com, June 29, 2015

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