Officials say small earthquake hit central Virginia Sunday

VA 2011 Earthquake ABC picRICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Officials have confirmed that a small earthquake rattled central Virginia this past weekend. News media report that the U.S. Geological Survey says a 2.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in Louisa County around 4 a.m. on Sunday. Officials said the quake was centered about 9 miles south of Louisa and 27 miles northwest of Short Pump. No injuries were reported in Sunday’s quake. Louisa County is no stranger to earthquakes. In 2011, a 5.3-magnitude quake that was centered in the Mineral Area of the county was felt all the way to New York and Georgia.

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