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People crowd Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, as they evacuate buildings after an earthquake his the in Washington area. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Long Island Feels Tremors from Virginia Earthquake

Tremors from a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia were felt for about two minutes as far away as Long Island on Tuesday afternoon. The U.S….