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Last year saw a sharp rise in 3.0-magnitude quakes or stronger in the U.S. midcontinent, a continuing trend that prompted the U.S. Geological Survey -- the government's main source for Earth sciences -- to investigate the root cause.
Experts are trying to determine whether the National Mall and the nation's monuments are sinking and whether the August earthquake made it worse.
Virginia continues to experience aftershocks from last summer's earthquake.
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck just outside Mineral, Va. late Sunday night.
Washington National Cathedral opened its central tower, which sustained significant damage during last year's August earthquake, for one day to visitors.
Baltimore Catholic archdiocese officials say earthquake damage to a dome at the 200-year-old Basilica of the Assumption could cost $5 million to repair.
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Inside the sanctuary of the 82-year-old National City Christian Church, the damage is clear: a three-foot hole inside one of the plaster tiles above the altar, and atop the columns that surround the church's huge pipe organ, cracks are visible in the plaster capitals.
The Washington Monument cracked and crumbled when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook the nation's capital last year. But did it sink or tilt?
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