— Earthquake of August 23, 2011 —On August 23, 2011, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred 84 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. As the earth shook, the Washington Monument sustained significant damage to many of its marble and granite blocks.
|Placed By||U.S. Dept. of the Interior: National Park Service,|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 2:57pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 323599 N 4306745|
|Decimal Degrees||38.89188333, -77.03396667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 53.513', W 77° 2.038'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 53' 30.78" N, 77° 2' 2.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1506-1598 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC 20230, US|
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