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Earthquake impact felt at US Open site

5.9 earthquake hits Virginia
Tennis Stories  23 Aug 2011 - 19:55 / by Prakash / reads 1743.
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A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City.

The quake sent hundreds of people spilling into the street a block from the White House, with other buildings evacuated in North Carolina and tremors felt as far away as New York City.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was 3.7 miles deep. Shaking was felt at the White House and all over the East Coast, as far south as Chapel Hill, N.C. Parts of the Pentagon, White House and Capitol were evacuated. The quake was in Mineral, Va., in Louisa County.

The earthquake was also felt at the US Open grounds, where qualifying play got underway on Tuesday.

Several players tweeted about feeling the effects of the earthquake.
#Earthquake tremors felt at @usta National Tennis Center. Everyone is safe and the @usopen qualifying tournament has resumed play. #uso11

Rajeev Ram
Crazy to feel an earthquake here in NYC..such a helpless feeling..hope everyone in DC is ok

Sven groeneveld
Earthquake at the open! Very strange feeling, somewhere in Dc here the after shocks. Here all OK! Hope in DC too!

Mardy Fish
Earthquake in NYC!

Alina Jidkova
Survived an emotional match and an earthquake!

Sloane Stephens
Earthquake in New Haven.... CRAZY!!

Kevin Anderson
Just experienced my first earthquake at the hotel here in NC. Pretty scary to feel an entire hotel to move

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Still not sure what's going on,everybody is evacuated outside the stadium!apparently everything was shaking!!!!aah shocking!should we believe in 2012?!

Andy Murray
Earthquake at flushing meadows! Weird weird feeling thought I was just dizzy....


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