Earthquake In Delaware, Tremors Experienced in Region

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rumbles DC Area

It was centered about 6 miles east-northeast of Dover, Delaware, at a depth of about 4 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The USGS said the natural disaster hit at about 4:45 p.m. approximately 6 miles east-northeast of Dover, Delaware and at a depth of about 4.3 miles.

Speedway officials said there were no initial reports of damage on the track's grounds, but that a more comprehensive survey was planned once daylight returned Friday.

It is one of the strongest earthquakes on the East Coast since a magnitude 5.8 natural disaster was centered in Virginia in August 2011. Keep checking abc7NY for the latest on this developing story.

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A 2011 Virginia natural disaster, that measured a much larger magnitude 5.8, was felt from North Carolina to even Canada.

People from Baltimore, Boston, New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia felt it. USGS says the quake was shallow - only 5 miles deep which helps amplify its effect.

Locally, residents from Society Hill in Lower Saucon Township to First Avenue and Spruce Street in Hellertown to Stanley Avenue in Fountain Hill were quick to post on social media that they felt what seemed to be an quake.

Hundreds of people said they felt it.

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"I felt the whole house nearly like waving", he said.

The quake jolted downtown Dover, sending lawmakers and workers in the statehouse outdoors to see what happened.

Paul Caruso is a geophysicist with the USGS's quake information center in Colorado.

NEIC geophysicist John Bellini, located at the office in Golden Colo., said the quake originated six miles east/northeast of Dover, Del. Most recently, a magnitude 5.8 natural disaster shook central Virginia on August 23, 2011. Officers were sent to check the homes, she said.

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"When we felt it, we looked at each other like, 'Are we losing it?'" Albarmawi said as he and his wife ventured back to their apartment. It's impact included damage to the Washington Monument and National Cathedral in Washington, both of which are still undergoing repairs.

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