Residents of the western portions of the metro area felt a small earthquake late Tuesday night, the exact time was 11:59:52pm according to the USGS. It registered a 2.3 magnitude, which is relatively minor.
The depth of the epicenter was 6.8 miles below the surface, located about 12 miles northwest of the City of Richmond.
For more particulars, and general information about Virginia earthquakes, check out this website: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/
Posted by Jim Duncan