Earthquake in Hanover - wtvr

Full story: WTVR

CBS 6 has received several reports of a tremors in the Hanover county area. The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 2.4 magnitude quake CBS 6 would like to hear from you.
Comments
1 - 11 of 11 Comments Last updated Apr 28, 2012
Penny Saxton

Stuart, VA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#1
Oct 2, 2010
 
It was a loud rumble that was fairly short. At first, I thought something ran into the house.
kathy atkinson

Dumfries, VA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#2
Oct 2, 2010
 
felt trimmer around 4:30 in lower end of louisa co. near gum spring just off rt 611 atkinson rd. rolled under garage and shook items inside garage. only lasted a few seconds. immediately new what it was, have had trimmers in gum spring area before.
Jessica B

Charlottesville, VA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#3
Oct 2, 2010
 
At first we thought it was thunder. It was mostly heard, not felt. We are about 3.5 miles from Patrick Henry High School, near Tower Rd in Doswell.
Taylor

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#4
Oct 2, 2010
 
First thought it was my son riding his skateboard down along our front porch, it got louder very quickly and rattled the walls and windows and stopped. According to the reports, it right under us in Montpelier.
Perkinson

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#5
Oct 2, 2010
 
My family and I felt the tremors this afternoon in Beaverdam.
The Reeds

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#7
Oct 2, 2010
 
We heard a loud, explosion-like boom, followed immediately by our house shaking like crazy. We live in the Coatesville area of Hanover County, just a few miles from Scotchtown.
Ellie Mae

Hillsville, VA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#8
Oct 2, 2010
 
Sounded like a big clap of thunder at first. Entire house shook for maybe five seconds. Montpelier/Beaverdam line.
Cat Johnson o

Mechanicsville, VA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#9
Oct 2, 2010
 
I made our windows rattle and scared the dog. He wanted to some inside.

Rockville, VA
Doswell

Wellesley Hills, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#10
Oct 3, 2010
 
We also heard a very loud explosion sound that resonated from everywhere and felt a significant shake on the ground. We are in Doswell, by the Berry Farm. We did not suspect earthquake but rather some sort of explosion at the quarry that is a few miles away...
kathy atkinson

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#11
Oct 7, 2010
 
wow i just realized i spelt trimmer wrong!
John Keller

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#12
Apr 28, 2012
 
Heard rolling for about 5 seconds, then EXPLOSION, then diminishing rolling thunder.

I have only heard this, same as above, twice in my 64 years and it has been in the past couple of months, then again today 4-28-2012 in Beaverdam, VA on the Partlow side of Mt. Olive Rd.

The explosion part sounds man-made. Very strange.
Both times the explosion was preceded by rolling thunder, EXPLOSION, diminishing thunder.

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Type in your comments below
Name
(appears on your post)
Comments
Characters left: 4000

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

•••
•••
•••
•••

Hanover Jobs

•••
Enter and win $5000
•••
•••

Hanover People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Hanover News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Hanover
•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••