D.C. earthquake: Chart of the initial quake and aftershocks

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The D.C. region has suffered five recorded aftershocks of Tuesday's 5.8 earthquake that rattled the entire East coast.

The most recent one jolted people from their sleep just after 1 a.m. Thursday morning. It registered as a 4.5 magnitude shaker and was centered 5 miles south of Mineral, Va., the epicenter of the original earthquake.

Here's a graphical look at the earthquake and its aftershocks.

For a full list of aftershocks, check out the USGS website.

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