In the vicinity of Washington an earthquake of 3.6 on the Richter scale. It was felt by many residents of American capital and employees of the White house, according to CNN.
The earthquake, which lasted 10 seconds, was extremely strong. The last time Washington was shaking in 1974, but then we were talking about the earthquake measuring 3 on the Richter scale.
Many residents of Washington natural disasters seriously frightened. Someone ran into the street, someone had left the house in horror hoping that nothing bad will happen. After a short time of their concerns with employees of various municipal services in the capital and surrounding States shared about 11 thousand people.
But President Barack Obama earthquake missed. Surprised to journalists he said that he slept and felt nothing.