Earthquake Centered Near Rockville Reported in the Area

Courtesy of the USGS

Many in the area may have felt a small earthquake (2.3 magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey/USGS) shortly before 1am on Tuesday morning.

The minor earthquake was centered approximately 3km (or between 1.5 and 2 miles) west of Rockville and occurred at a depth of approximately 15.3km (or 9 miles), according to the USGS. There have been various reports of a loud rumble or shaking across Montgomery County and as far out as Frederick and DC that lasted approximately 10 seconds. We have not received any reports of damage at the moment.

Recent Stories

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to use interstate commerce in the commission of a murder-for-hire plot. According to the Department of Justice, the plot involved killing two Maryland…

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will hold a virtual public hearing to discuss the possible disposition of 1200 Spring Street (Public Parking Lot 2) on Thursday, March 14,…

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), widespread 45-55 mph winds were observed between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, with localized higher gusts of 65-70 mph across the higher ridges…

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) has secured a competitive Federal grant of $499,993 to tackle challenges related to the opioid epidemic and firearm issues crimes.

AC Milan Soccer Camp at Maryland Soccerplex

AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.

March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm

March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm

Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841

Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit


Subscribe to our mailing list