Virginia Earthquake Tremors Felt at Meredith
Around 2 p.m. today an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck in northern Virginia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake was felt in North Carolina, including on the Meredith College campus. Some aftershocks are possible following earthquakes.
There have been no reports of damage on campus.
While earthquakes are very unusual in North Carolina, Meredith College is prepared for emergency situations of all kinds. For more information on emergency planning at Meredith, visit www.meredith.edu/emergency-planning.
For additional information on today’s earthquake, monitor local news outlets such as www.wral.com.