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Dominion says North Anna build to take 6.2 quake

Dominion Virginia Power's North Anna Power Station in Mineral, Virginia is pictured in undated photograph
Dominion Virginia Power's North Anna Power Station in Mineral, Virginia is pictured in undated photograph

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Dominion Resources Inc said its 1,806-megawatt North Anna nuclear station in Virginia was designed to withstand a 6.2 magnitude earthquake, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

The nuclear plant shut automatically after a 5.9 magnitude quake hit in the vicinity of the plant located in Mineral, Virginia.

(Reporting by Eileen O'Grady; editing by Andre Grenon)

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