Lincoln Times News
|Mike Vance and Judy Hoell use a mobile web device|
to learn more about Tuesday afternoon's earthquake
after the Lincoln County tax office was evacuated as
a precaution. Seth Mabry/LTN Photo
Quake shakes up region(8/24/2011)
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in Virginia Tuesday afternoon forced small tremors to shake populations across eastern United States, including Lincoln County where numerous county employees evacuated downtown office buildings.