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Washington DC Region Marks 5 Years Since Magnitude 5.8 Quake

It's been five years since a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Washington region. Tuesday marks five years since the quake in 2011, which was centered near Mineral, Virginia, or about 80 miles southwest of Washington. No one died in the quake, but the tumbler did extensive damage to the Washington National Cathedral and the Washington Monument. Repairs to the Washington Monument cost $15 million and kept the monument closed for nearly three years. The quake caused $34...

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