Earthquake rocks Washington area

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Debris covers the floor of the Miller's Mart food store in Mineral, Va., a small town northwest of Richmond near the earthquake's epicenter, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. The most powerful earthquake to strike the East Coast in 67 years shook buildings and rattled nerves from South Carolina to Maine. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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A 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as New York City. (AP)

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