Early morning earthquake shakes Louisa County

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LOUISA, Va. -- People were rattled awake early Sunday morning after a tremor struck Louisa County. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a 2.8 magnitude earthquake happened around 3 a.m. The epicenter originated about six miles southeast of Louisa.


A seismograph plot shows activity right around 3 a.m.


People at the Sheriff's Office confirmed they felt the ground tremble underneath them, as did several viewers who called into the WTVR CBS 6 Newsroom left messages on social media.

There are no reports of injuries or serious damage.


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