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Small earthquake in Louisa County

Small earthquake in Louisa County

Rob Graham Reporting
rob@wina.com

A small earthquake shook parts of Central Virginia Wednesday morning.  The quake had a magnitude of 2.3 on the Richter scale.  It was centered about six miles south-southwest of the town of Louisa.  The quake was felt in the immediate area, but there were no reports of injuries or major damage.  Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey say it was one of the many aftershocks from the 5.8-magnitude quake that hit August 23rd, 2011.