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Paper: Fears of Fukushima-like nuclear disaster because quake centered just a few miles from an old nuclear power plant — Strongest to hit Virginia area since 1897

Published: August 23rd, 2011 at 3:15 pm ET
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BREAKING NEWS: 5.9 earthquake hits Virginia with aftershocks in Washington DC and New York, Daily Mirror, August 23, 2011:

A huge earthquake ripped through the east coast of America this afternoon, causing terrifying tremors from Washington D.C. to New York. [...]

There were also fears of a nuclear disaster of the kind seen in Japan’s Fukushima because the epicentre was just a few miles from an old nuclear power plant, the North Anna, in Richmond. [...]

It is though to have been the strongest quake to hit the Virginia area since 1897. [...]

Published: August 23rd, 2011 at 3:15 pm ET
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