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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.
Hurricane Paula hit Cancun, Mexico on Wednesday, October 13, 2010.
It was a category 2 hurricane but later weaken to a category 1 hurricane.
It was a tropical storm when it hit Havana, Cuba on Thursday.
Havana is the capital of Cuba.
- A man drives a motorcycle through wind and rain brought by Tropical Storm Paula in Las Palmas, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)