Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 30, 2013

Glenville area rattled by another minor earthquake


Associated Press

GLENVILLE, W.Va. —  The Glenville area has been shaken by another minor earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude-2.8 earthquake occurred at 2:09 a.m. Tuesday. The epicenter was 7 miles south-southwest of Glenville.

A Gilmer County 911 dispatcher says there were no reports of damage.

It’s the second minor earthquake in the area in less than two weeks. A magnitude-2.7 earthquake occurred on July 20. Its epicenter was less than a mile southwest of Glenville.