An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude centered in Virginia hit the East Coast about 11 a.m. Tuesday (Pacific time), with some evacuations and damage reported from Washington, D.C., to New York City and south to the Carolinas.
This event would generate less concern in Southern California. What advice would you give residents and officials on the Atlantic Coast? Have any friends and neighbors sharing their eyewitness accounts?
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