East Coast earthquake
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Earthquake hits the East Coast

East Coast earthquake
Ben Gayle picks up broken glass and liquor bottles at an ABC store in Stafford, Va., after an earthquake in August 2011. (Suzanne Carr Rossi, AP)
East Coast earthquake
Washington, D.C., office workers moments after an earthquake struck the East Coast on Aug. 23, 2011. (J. Scott Applewhite, AP)
Washington Monument
The Washington Monument, closed for damage assessment on Wednesday, is photographed by a passing woman.  (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
Top of the monument
The Washington Monument is closed Wednesday. Cracking at the top of the obelisk is being assessed after Tuesday’s 5.8 earthquake in northern Virginia.  (J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press)
Mineral, Va.
In epicenter-close Mineral, Va., Mike Leman, left, surveys damage to his business. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)
Mineral, Va., City Hall
Workers begin repairs on the City Hall building in Mineral, Va., about five miles from the epicenter of Tuesday’s 5.8 earthquake.  (Scott Olson / Getty Images)
National Cathedral
In Washington, D.C., the National Cathedral sustained damage to towers and spires. It is closed to visitors on Wednesday.  (Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images)