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No Earthquake Damage Reported in Augusta County

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There have been no reports of damage or injury in Augusta County, Staunton or Waynesboro from Tuesday's earthquake, but plenty of disruption.

The buses rolled on a normal schedule this afternoon, full of kids with lots of stories to tell their parents. Superintendent Robin Crowder says only two schools - Waynesboro High School and Wenonah Elementary - did essentially a fire drill to briefly evacuate the buildings. That gave maintenance crews time to inspect for any possible damage.

Waynesboro Superintendent Robin Crowder said, "We're evaluating every building for safety. But you have to remember that several of our buildings are 40 to 80 years old, and there are going to be cracks in them. But the cracks were mostly all here before today."

Managers at Target in Waynesboro's town center tell us the store shook "fairly violently" but it was not evacuated, and did not suffer any damage.

We also got in touch with James Madison University and Augusta Health both say they kicked in their emergency alert system but there were no reports of damage. 

The Virginia Department of Transportation is in the process of going through the Staunton District, checking for any damages.  At this point there are no reports of any problems from the earthquake.

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