FOREST, Va. – If you felt any trembling late Wednesday night in the Forest area, you weren’t imagining things.
The United States Geological Survey reports that a 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook three miles beneath the surface. It happened shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The sensitive sensors at Virginia Tech measured the quake as well.
According to a study at Michigan State University, quakes/shaking of this magnitude are rarely felt nor do they cause damage.
10 News has yet to receive any reports of damage, but we have seen reports of shaking/booming in Bedford, Goode, Forest, Rivermont and Boonsboro.
If you felt shaking or heard any loud booms, let us know in the comments section of this article.