An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.2 has struck in Powhatan, Virginia.



Nearby cities listed below.

USGS confirms the earthquake happened in Powhatan at 9:47 p.m.
Multiple residents in Hanover, Chesterfield, Powhatan, Louisa, Buckingham, and Henrico report having felt the earthquake. Some south Richmond residents reported that they felt the rattle as well. source

Event Time

  • 2014-05-22 01:47:14 UTC
  • 2014-05-21 21:47:14 UTC-04:00 at epicenter
  • 2014-05-21 18:47:14 UTC-07:00 system time


37.462°N 78.040°W depth=1.1km (0.7mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 13km (8mi) SW of Powhatan, Virginia
  2. 34km (21mi) W of Brandermill, Virginia
  3. 43km (27mi) WSW of Short Pump, Virginia
  4. 43km (27mi) W of Bon Air, Virginia
  5. 52km (32mi) W of Richmond, Virginia