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News Alert : 5.1 Magnitude NC Earthquake Felt As Far North As Nelson / Augusta County

News Alert : 5.1 Magnitude NC Earthquake Felt As Far North As Nelson / Augusta County

[ 0 ] August 9, 2020

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia I’ll admit it. I felt nothing. But our neighbors down the road sent me a text. “Did you just feel that, was that an earthquake?” Apparently it was. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit near Sparta, North Carolina around 8:07 AM. Our BRL Facebook page is lighting up with comments from all […]

News Bulletin: Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Felt In The Area Wednesday Night : Near Powhatan

News Bulletin: Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Felt In The Area Wednesday Night : Near Powhatan

[ 0 ] May 21, 2014

Near Powhatan, Virginia The USGS is confirming that a 3.2 magitude earthquake hit in the Central Virginia region near Powhatan. According to the readings it was about 8 miles southwest of there. “Heard and felt the rumbling here in Lovingston,” Laura Canody reported on our BRL Facebook page. Kelsey Vergin of Scottsville sent us a […]

Strong Aftershock Wakes Nelson & Area Early Thursday Morning

Strong Aftershock Wakes Nelson & Area Early Thursday Morning

[ 0 ] August 25, 2011

Nelson County, Virginia We were in a dead sleep here at NCL early Thursday morning when another 4.5 magnitude aftershock woke us. This one lasted longer than the original one we experienced on Tuesday, though the intensity was not as great. “Woke me up out of a dead sleep in Lovingston,” Joanie Saunders told us […]

BREAKING: 5.9 earthquake rocks Nelson County and East Coast

BREAKING: 5.9 earthquake rocks Nelson County and East Coast

[ 0 ] August 23, 2011

Tommy and I had just wrapped up a business lunch meeting at Basic Necessities in Nellysford when we felt and heard a rumble which lasted for at least 20 seconds. A quick survey on our Facebook feeds showed simultaneous reports of tremors up along the east coast from as far north as New Hampshire. According […]

Major Earthquake Hits Area

Major Earthquake Hits Area

[ 0 ] August 23, 2011

More to come.

Minor 2.7 Earthquake Rattles Nelson & Parts Of Central Virginia : 11.26.09

Minor 2.7 Earthquake Rattles Nelson & Parts Of Central Virginia : 11.26.09

[ 0 ] November 26, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia People in Nelson and other nearby parts of Central Virginia got a pre-Thanksgiving surprise Wednesday evening as a 2.7 magnitude minor earthquake shook parts of Southern and Eastern Nelson County and points to the south in Amherst and Appomattox. The US Geological Survey shows the quake hitting at 5:24 PM eastern time […]

2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Nelson & Amherst Counties : 11.25.09 : Updated 8 PM EST

2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Nelson & Amherst Counties : 11.25.09 : Updated 8 PM EST

[ 5 ] November 25, 2009

Nelson/Amherst County, Virginia Update 8PM : USGS Data here giving center of quake, etc. Thanks to ABC-13 WSET in Lynchburg for this info. Their story reads: A small earth quake has been reported in Nelson and Amherst Counties. Our newsroom phone has been ringing off the hook with people saying they felt earth shook and […]