By NBC12 Newsroom
Published: Apr. 12, 2022 at 2:17 PM MDT|Updated: 17 hours ago
ASHLAND, Va. (WWBT) – The United States Geological Survey detected a small earthquake in central Virginia on Tuesday.
The quake happened about 6.5 miles northwest of Ashland and 20 miles north, northwest of Richmond, USGS said in its preliminary report.
The earthquake was recorded at 3:19 p.m. on April 12.
It had a magnitude of 2.4 and a depth of 9 km.