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11. Earthquake rattles Long Island The strongest earthquake
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11. Earthquake rattles Long Island
The strongest earthquake on the East Coast in 67 years shook Long Island and more than a dozen states along the Eastern Seaboard, emptying office buildings of workers, briefly disrupting transportation and rattling nerves.

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People stood outside after an earthquake jolted the Nassau County Executive and Legislative Office Building in Mineola. (Aug. 23, 2011)

(Credit: Nassau County)

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