IUP Feels Earthquake Effects, Campus Safe

Posted on 8/23/2011 2:20:21 PM

An earthquake in the Richmond, Va., area, magnitude of 5.9, shook campus buildings shortly before 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2011.

Campus safety officials have said that, unless occupants are notified to evacuate, campus buildings are safe. The smells reported in Pratt Hall were solvents being used; there was no damage. 

Campus emergency officials may be reached at 724-357-2141.