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Pamela Gould reports on City Hall. You can reach her at 540-735-1972 or Robyn Sidersky reports on city schools. You can reach her at 540-374-5413 or

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Yep, that was an aftershock

The USGS reported a quake centered about 32 miles southwest of Fredericksburg at 1:07 a.m. Thursday. It was a magnitude 4.5.

The epicenter was 5 miles (7km) south of Mineral, Va, according to the USGS.

If you want to check out details for yourself, go here.

If you think you feel something in the future and want to check, go here. The USGS lists all the quakes in real-time.

Did you feel it? Where were you?

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