did you just wake up or something? they had a 5.9 earthquake 38 miles n.w. of Richmond Virginia at 2:50 pm today. get with the program.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument may have suffered cracks near its top during Tuesday’s earthquake, and the monument could be closed indefinitely.
Park service spokesman Bill Line said there appear to be cracks “at the very, very top” of the 555-foot tall structure, and structural engineers were being brought in Wednesday to conduct a close inspection.