Braxton County: More Earthquakes in Central West Virginia


There has been some shake, rattle and rolling going on in Gassaway area over the last 24-hours.

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed two earthquakes.

They happened Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

They follow a trembler that happened earlier this month.

On April 04, 2010 a 2.8 magnitude quake was centered near Servia.

Wednesday’s earthquake took place around 9:30 PM and measured 2.6 on the Richter scale.

The epicenter was about six miles northwest of Flatwoods.

That quake registered a 2.7 and the epicenter was about six miles west-southwest of Gassaway.

According to the USGS, earthquakes are not common in West Virginia.

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