August 23rd, 2011

5.9 Earthquake Hits East Coast

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Virginia and felt in D.C., New York, North Carolina, Martha’s Vineyard and Ohio. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer describes the earthquake that hit near Washington.

CNN reporters covering earthquake:

Wolf Blitzer –Washington, D.C.

Brian Todd — Mineral, Va.

Chris Lawrence — Washington, D.C. (Pentagon)

Jim Acosta and Lisa Sylvester — Washington, D.C. (National Mall)

Alison Kosik— New York, NY (New York Stock Exchange)

Richard Roth– New York, NY