Overnight aftershock in Central Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed another aftershock overnight in the Central Virginia Seismic Zone, where the bulk of our activity over the past year has occurred since the initial magnitude 5.8 earthquake August 23, 2011. According to the known tally, this is our 81st aftershock. The epicenter of this aftershock is located 10 miles east-southeast of Louisa, or 33 miles northwest of Richmond. It occurred at a depth of 3.1 miles at 12:43 a.m. EDT.

Below is the full known list of the initial 5.8 magnitude earthquake and all the aftershocks from the USGS and VDEM to occur in central Virginia. They will be considered aftershocks until the magnitude is greater than the one that occurred August 23, 2011.

Number Date Magnitude Location
1 8/23/2011 5.8 9 mi S-SW of Mineral
2 8/23/2011 2.8 6 mi S-SW of Mineral
3 8/23/2011 2.2 8 mi S of Louisa
4 8/23/2011 4.2 7 mi S-SW of Mineal
5 8/23/2011 3.4 7 mi S of Louisa
6 8/24/2011 2.5 7 mi S of Louisa
7 8/25/2011 4.5 5 mi S of Mineral
8 8/25/2011 2.3 8 mi S-SW of Mineral
9 8/25/2011 2.4 4 mi S of Mineral
10 8/25/2011 2.6 9 mi SE of Mineral
11 8/26/2011 2.1 9 mi S of Mineral
12 8/27/2011 2.0 7 mi S-SW of Mineal
13 8/28/2011 2.2 6 mi S-SW of Mineral
14 8/28/2011 2.3 7 mi S of Louisa
15 8/28/2011 2.0 6 mi S of Louisa
16 8/28/2011 2.7 6 mi S of Louisa
17 8/28/2011 2.2 6 mi S of Louisa
18 8/29/2011 2.1 3 mi S-SW of Mineral
19 8/29/2011 2.6 6 mi S-SW of Mineral
20 8/30/2011 2.1 7 mi S-SW of Mineal
21 8/31/2011 2.1 6 mi S-SE of Mineral
22 8/31/2011 1.8 5 mi S-SE of Louisa
23 9/1/2011 3.4 4 mi S-SE of Mineral
24 9/3/2011 2.0 5 mi SW of Mineal
25 9/5/2011 2.5 6 mi SW of Mineral
26 9/6/2011 2.1 6 mi S-SE of Mineral
27 9/6/2011 2.0 6 mi S-SW of Mineral
28 9/7/2011 2.1 4 mi S-SW of Mineral
29 9/16/2011 2.1 6 mi S of Louisa
30 9/17/2011 2.0 7 mi S of Louisa
31 9/17/2011 1.9 6 mi S-SE of Louisa
32 9/17/2011 2.6 7 mi S of Louisa
33 9/17/2011 2.1 5 mi E-SE of Mineral
34 9/18/2011 2.1 4 mi S-SW of Mineral
35 9/18/2011 2.0 5 mi E-SE of Mineral
36 9/19/2011 1.8 8 mi S of Louisa
37 9/19/2011 2.3 5 mi E-SE of Mineral
38 10/5/2011 2.5 6 mi S of Louisa
39 10/6/2011 2.1 5 mi SE of Mineral
40 10/9/2011 2.4 6 mi S-SE of Louisa
41 10/12/2011 3.0 6 mi S-SE of Louisa
42 10/18/2011 2.3 5 mi S-SW of Mineral
43 10/25/2011 2.0 4 mi S-SW of Mineral
44 11/3/2011 2.3 6 mi S-SE of Louisa
45 11/19/2011 2.4 6 mi S of Louisa
46 11/19/2011 2.3 6 mi S-SW of Mineral
47 11/20/2011 1.8 5 mi SW of Mineal
48 11/20/2011 1.9 5 mi SW of Mineal
49 11/21/2011 2.1 9 mi SW of Louisa
50 11/23/2011 2.0 6 mi S of Louisa
51 11/29/2011 2.1 7 mi S of Louisa
52 12/2/2011 1.6 6 mi SSE of Louisa
53 12/4/2011 1.9 5 mi S of Louisa
54 12/12/2011 2.1 3 mi S-SE of Mineral
55 12/12/2011 2.0 5 mi S of Louisa
56 12/14/2011 2.0 3 mi S-SE of Mineral
57 12/16/2011 1.8 5 mi SW of Mineal
58 12/24/2011 2.0 7 mi S of Louisa
59 1/8/2012 1.9 7 mi S of Louisa
60 1/13/2012 2.3 10 mi SSW of Mineral
61 1/18/2012 2.5 5 mi SSW of Mineral
62 1/18/2012 2.0 8 mi S of Louisa
63 1/18/2012 2.5 6 mi SSE of Louisa
64 1/27/2012 1.7 6 mi S of Louisa
65 1/30/2012 3.1 5 mi S of Louisa
66 2/19/2012 2.7 8 mi S of Louisa
67 2/24/2012 1.7 11 mi S of Louisa
68 2/27/2012 1.8 7 mi S of Louisa
69 3/7/2012 1.6 5 mi SSE of Louisa
70 3/7/2012 1.7 5 mi W of Mineral
71 3/25/2012 3.1 8 mi S of Louisa
72 3/29/2012 1.7 7 mi S of Louisa
73 4/3/2012 2.5 8 mi S of Louisa
74 4/26/2012 1.7 8 mi S of Louisa
75 5/1/2012 2.1 17 mi NNW Ashland
76 5/2/2012 1.7 7 mi S of Louisa
77 6/4/2012 2.0 23 mi S of Louisa
78 6/8/2012 1.8 5 mi S of Louisa
79 6/16/2012 1.8 6 mi S of Louisa
80 7/4/2012 2.0 5 mi S of Mineral
81 7/17/2012 1.9 15 mi W of Ashland
82 7/31/2012 2.4 6 mi SE of Mineral

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