USGS confirms small earthquake overnight near Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a small earthquake overnight about 24 miles west of the capital of Virginia.

The USGS reported on its website that the quake happened around 3:50 a.m. Thursday and had a magnitude of 2.5. It was centered near Goochland, outside of Richmond.

Goochland County Sheriff James Agnew says there were no reports of damage or injuries in the county.

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