Minor earthquakes hit northeast Ohio


MADISON, Ohio (AP) — Police say they received a number of calls when a small earthquake shook a part of northeast Ohio over the weekend.

The U.S. Geological Survey says Saturday night’s quake off the Lake Erie shore had a magnitude of 2.7.

Lt. Tim Brown with the Madison Township police department in Lake County says there were no reports of damage or injuries. He says about 10 people called police to ask why the ground was shaking or to report what they thought were suspicious noises after the quake was felt around 10 p.m.

The geological survey’s Ohio coordinator, Mike Hansen, says the region has seen quite a few earthquakes in recent years. He says it’s not clear what causes them.

More like this from vindy.com

Subscribe Today

Sign up for our email newsletter to receive daily news.

Want more? Click here to subscribe to either the Print or Digital Editions.