USGS lecture on Virginia earthquake

Did You Feel It?: The Virginia Earthquake of August 23, 2011

Mike Blanpied and Mark Carter

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 • 7-8pm

Free and Open to the Public
Requests for accommodations (i.e. sign language interpreting) require notice at least two weeks before the event. Please email or call 703-648-7770.

Federal Facility – Photo ID Required
Inclement Weather: If Fairfax County Schools and activities are cancelled, the USGS Evening Lecture in Reston will be cancelled.
The magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck Louisa County was among the largest to occur along the eastern seaboard of the United States. It caused extensive damage in central Virginia and was likely felt by more people than any other earthquake in U.S. history. Join USGS scientists on November 2nd to discuss the seismology of the earthquake, its effects, and its context in the geology of Virginia.

U.S. Geological Survey
Dallas L. Peck Memorial Auditorium
12201 Sunrise Valley Dr.
Reston, VA 20192


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