Here is a summary of how Washington landmarks were affected by Tuesday's earthquake:
_ Washington National Cathedral: Damage to three of the four pinnacles atop the main tower, and visible cracks in the church's structure. Building closed to visitors.
_ Washington Monument: Evacuated, closed indefinitely. Cracks found at top.
_ U.S. Capitol: Evacuated, closed, reopened after inspection by structural engineers. House and Senate office buildings now accessible.
_ White House, Old Executive Office Building, Treasury building: Evacuated; reopened around 4 p.m. No damage.
_ Lincoln Memorial: Evacuated, closed, reopened after several hours. No damage.
_ Jefferson Memorial: Evacuated, closed, reopened after several hours. No damage.
_ Old Post Office tower: Evacuated, closed, no damage. Reopening Wednesday.
_ Smithsonian museums: Closed Tuesday, being inspected for damage. Minor cracks, broken glass reported at 1857 Smithsonian Castle.
_ MLK Memorial: Briefly closed, but reopened. No damage.