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5.9 earthquake rocks the East Coast

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(AP) - The USGS says a 5.9 earthquake shook the East Coast this morning (Tuesday). The epicenter was near Mineral, Virginia, but was felt in Washington D.C., New York City, North Carolina, and there were even reports in Cleveland, Ohio. According to the Associated Press, the U.S. Weather service says no tsunami is expected. All National Mall monuments and memorials have been closed and evacuated and two nuclear reactors were taken offline near the Virginia quake site; no damage has been reported.