Virginia and West Virginia are participating in a multi-state earthquake drill. The second annual Great SouthEast ShakeOut is set for 10:17 a.m. Thursday. The basic drill is to drop, take cover and hold on. On August 23rd, 2011, a magnitude-5.8 earthquake centered in Mineral, was felt all along the Eastern seaboard. The other states participating in the drill are Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Virginia Participates In Earthquake Drill