Small earthquake beneath Lake Erie Ohio
Origin Time: 21 October 2009, 17:59:46.85 UTC
Magnitude: 2.4 mbLg
Depth: 5 km (fixed)
Location: 41.80 N -81.34 W
A small earthquake occurred beneath Lake Erie about 4.8 miles northwest of Fairport Harbor on October 21 at 1:59 p.m. EDT. There were no felt reports. This general area has been the site of numerous small earthquakes since 2006.
Individuals who felt this event are encouraged to submit a report to the U.S. Geological Survey's Did You Feel It Website (http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/8305/Default.aspx). These reports help to determine the extent of the felt area of a particular earthquake.
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Last update Dec. 04, 2009