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Earthquake Shakes Parts of Virginia

Minor earthquake hits the southwest region



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    A tsunami warning was issued for Chile and Peru by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, and a tsunami watch was issued for Ecuador.

    A minor earthquake rattled southwest Virginia early Tuesday.

    The National Geological Survey said it was a 2.5-magnitude temblor.

    It hit at 12:12 a.m.

    Officials say it was centered 8 miles northwest of Richlands and 7 miles north-northwest of Raven, about 50 miles from the West Virginia and North Carolina state lines.

    There are no reports of damage.