Anyone else feel the earthquake/seismic activity? Approx 1:55 pm 13:55 eastern Both USGS stations for north east picked it up, anyone else notice? Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Hits Virginia, Sends Shockwaves Throughout East Coast DEVELOPING:A Magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Virginia Tuesday afternoon, sending tremors along the East Coast of the United States. The U.S. Capitol, the Pentagon and other buildings were evacuated. Pictures in the Capitol building reportedly fell from the walls.