USGS investigating seismic activity in Wyoming County

Top Stories

OCEANA, WV (WVNS) — November 15, 6:30 p.m. UPDATE: The USGS determined the 2.8 reading was not caused by an earthquake. It is now investigating what caused the seismic recording.


OCEANA, WV (WVNS) — An earthquake was recorded near the Wyoming County, Logan County line.

According to the USGS, a magnitude 2.8 earthquake hit just northwest of Oceana on Friday, November 15, just before 6 p.m.

There was another earthquake of similar magnitude in Alderson on March 4, 2019.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

West Virginia News

More West Virginia News

Virginia News

More Virginia News
Untitled Document
StormTracker59 Meteorologists

Trending Stories