An 5.9 magnitude earthquake jolted the East Coast, rattling people from Martha's Vineyard to Washington, D.C. to North Carolina and led to the evacuation of several federal buildings.
The earthquake sent people fleeing from office buildings, hospitals, the Pentagon and the State Department. The pillars of the capital in Washington, D.C. shook.
The epicenter of the quake was near Mineral, Va., 35 miles from Richmond, Va., and 85 miles from the nation's capital.
Reports of cell service outages have been reported.
A man eating lunch in Charlottesville, Va., described his house tipping and plates shaking as he ate lunch.
A person serving jury duty in North Carolina said saw dust fell off buildings in the area and the district courthouse was evacuated.
my house was shaking an sh*t.