Notable earthquakes in Mass. history
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Rumbles from a 5.9 earthquake in Virginia shook the eastern seaboard just before 2 p.m. on Aug. 23, lasting several seconds in the Boston area. Though the epicenter wasn't in Massachusetts, we were curious about the earthquakes that have happened here.
Read about some notable earthquakes in Mass.
Pictured: Workers evacuated from their offices looked up at the buildings on Devonshire Street in Boston.