23 Aug '11, 6pm

Earthquake rattles Washington, felt in New York

Earthquake rattles Washington, felt in New York

WASHINGTON: The strongest earthquake to strike the eastern United States in more than a century rattled downtown Washington on Tuesday and sparked fearful evacuations from skyscrapers in New York. The eastern seaboard rarely experiences earthquakes and many workers were bewildered - and feared the worst - as their desks swayed violently and their ceilings and walls vibrated with ominous intensity. In a region about to relive the trauma of 9/11 on the 10th anniversary of the Al-Qaeda attacks, many suspected terrorism as they raced down stairways to parks and street corners on a thankfully pleasant summer afternoon. "I was in the street when the ground shook and I looked up to see the building shaking like a tuning fork," Mary Daley told AFP in New York. Thousands of workers fled office buildings and poured onto the streets of Manhattan to be herded by police towards open ar...

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