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Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Washington and Lee seismograph enjoys 30 seconds of fame

This seismograph at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., recorded Tuesday’s 5.8 earthquake. Within a few minutes, a crowd had gathered with cellphones to take pictures, according to university spokesman Jeff Hanna.

For more on how local universities coped with the quake, read this.

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