Small Earthquake in Seneca County Ohio
Origin Time: 25 February 2010, 22:13:13.27 UTC
Magnitude: 2.4 mbLg
Depth: 5 km (fixed)
Location: 41.16 N -83.41 W
Residents of Fostoria, Bettsville, and other nearby communities in Seneca County felt a small earthquake at 5:13 p.m. EST on February 25, 2010. Many people described a booming sound followed by brief shaking. Small earthquakes occurred in Seneca County in 1936 and 1961.
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 Feb. 26, 2010