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US East Coast was hit by a 5.8-magnitude earth quake at 1:51 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday.
The epicenter was 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Mineral, Virginia, and 84 miles (135 kilometers) away from Washington, D.C.
People ran out of their houses, tall buildings and offices.
Parts of the White House, Capitol and Pentagon were evacuated.
Some people did not know that was an earth quake and thought that it was an explosion, a bomb or a terrorist attack on their buildings.
The quake was felt as far north as Toronto, as far west as Indiana and Kentucky and as far south as Atlanta and Savannah, Ga.