4.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Cleveland, Ohio

Published: Jun. 10, 2019 at 12:56 PM EDT
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The United States Geological Survey confirmed a 4.0 magnitude earthquake in Lake Erie approximately 2.5 miles north of Eastlake at approximately 10:50 a.m.

According to our sister station, WOIO, there is no damage reported in the immediate vicinity of the earthquake epicenter in Eastlake, according to Ohio law enforcement. Although, multiple agencies reported being overwhelmed with 911 calls asking what the shaking was.

Rumblings were felt in portions of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Summit, Ashtabula, Portage, Lorain, Medina, and Summit counties, according to the USGS.

The depth of the earthquake was approximately 3.1 miles.

Aftershocks are possible, but geological experts who spoke to WOIO say they will likely not be felt.

The largest earthquake recorded by the USGS in Northeast Ohio was a magnitude 4.8 shock in 1986.

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