Small earthquake beneath Lake Erie, northwest of Mentor, OH
Origin Time: 27 August, 2007, 23:26:40.07 UTC
Magnitude: 2.1 mbLg
Depth: 5 km (fixed)
Location: 41.720 N 81.380 W
A small earthquake occurred beneath Lake Erie about 2 km WNW of Mentor-on-the-Lake on August 27, 2007 at 7:26 p.m. EDT. Felt reports were received from Mentor and Eastlake. No damage was reported nor would be expected from such a small earthquake. This general offshore location has been the site of a number of small earthquakes in recent years.