August 23, 2011
Richard Drew photo

People stand in Foley Square in New York after being evacuated from the federal and state buildings that surround it Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. A 5.9-magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City.


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus