Earthquake rumbles central Virginia early Thursday

Posted at 9:01 AM, Dec 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-22 09:01:50-05

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — A morning earthquake rumbled parts of Hanover and Caroline counties Thursday morning, WTVR reports.

The United States Geological Survey reported the magnitude 2.2 earthquake struck at about 6:22 a.m. Thursday.

It was centered about 11 miles northwest of Ashland.

Earthquakes with magnitudes less than 2.5 are often not felt, but will be picked up by seismograph.