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Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast

Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast

A frightening earthquake jolted Baltimore and much of the East Coast on Tuesday, shaking buildings and rattling nerves. Thousands of people streamed from offices and homes into the afternoon sunshine, stunned by a phenomenon more commonly associated with seismic hot spots like California and Japan. Area officials reported that the quake caused only pockets of significant damage, and there were no known deaths or serious injuries, locally or nationwide. But the sense of alarm was widespread as mystified residents jammed phone networks trying to reach loved ones and officials scrambled to assess the fallout. And humans weren't the only ones feeling anxiety: Vibration-sensitive elephants...

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