According to new reports, A 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Boston and New York City.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was 3.7 miles deep. Shaking was felt at the White House and all over the East Coast, as far south as Chapel Hill, N.C.
Parts of the Pentagon, White House and Capitol were evacuated as were office buildings in Boston. The quake was in Mineral, Va., in Louisa County.
The shaking was felt locally in Devens and surrounding communities.