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Earthquake rocks Washington area

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FILE- In this April 11, 2012 file photo, people are stuck in traffic as they evacuate to higher ground after a strong earthquake was felt in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Sumatra island, Indonesia. Residents living in tsunami-scarred Aceh province should prepare themselves for a possible repeat of the 2004 disaster, a leading seismologist said, noting historical data indicates tremendous stresses building up along the explosive fault could unleash again anytime within the next half century. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda, File)

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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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