BREAKING NEWS: Earthquake strikes east coast

According to the National Weather Service, an earthquake struck up and down the east coast today at 1:51 p.m. The quake was measured at a 5.9 on the richter scale, according to the weather service.

The service reports that the epicenter was located approximately 34 miles northwest of Richmond, Va. or 87 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.

The Voorhees Township Police Department sent out an email blast that reported that there were no reports of infrastructure damage in the state.