The Times West Virginian

West Virginia

March 31, 2013

Magnitude-2.7 quake rattles Braxton County

GASSAWAY — A minor earthquake has rattled Braxton County in central West Virginia.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude-2.7 quake struck around 10 a.m. Sunday. The epicenter was 4 miles west-southwest of Gassaway and 7 miles west-southwest of Sutton.

No injuries or damage have been reported.

According to the USGS website, the quake was felt about 200 miles away in Alexandria, Va.

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