Rush hour natural disaster shakes region
- Author: Ryan Wade Dec 01, 2017,
Dec 01, 2017, 6:24
Dover International Speedway officials report the track and its staff are safe and sound after a 4.1-magnitude quake shook the DE facility around 4:47 p.m. ET Thursday afternoon.
The United States Geological Survey said the epicenter was located near the coast of Delaware Bay, approximately 6 miles northeast of Dover.
The U.S. Geological Service reported intensity levels - a different measurement than magnitude - ranging from 3 (weak) to 5 (moderate) throughout Delaware.
USGS revised the magnitude from 5.1 to a 4.1 natural disaster.
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The New York City emergency response system sent an alert that no injuries or damage were immediately reported in the city.
The 6.0 quake was quickly followed by a 5.0 aftershock slightly closer to Kerman, at the same depth.
- An natural disaster in DE was felt as far north as NY.
Thursday's quake marks the first time the region was hit by a minor quake since a stronger 5.8 magnitude quake struck on August 23, 2011. That natural disaster caused major government facilities to evacuate, and also caused damage to the Washington Monument.
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Others commented that they had not felt a thing.
Hundreds of people said they felt it. If you did, tell us where you were when you did, and how it felt.
Caruso said he didn't expect any significant damage, given the small size of the quake.
"I turned around and one of my co-workers was coming down the hall with the big-eyes look", he said. The impact of that quake included damage to the Washington Monument and National Cathedral in Washington, both of which are still undergoing repairs.
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