NYC, Washington Shaken as Magnitude 5.9 Quake Hits Virginia

NYC, Washington Shaken as Magnitude 5.9 Quake Hits Virginia

Charles Dharapak/AP

People stand on the streets of Washington, Aug. 23, 2011, after evacuating from buildings following a 5.9 earthquake that hit northwest of Richmond, Va., shaking much of Washington, D.C., and felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City.