USGS confirms 2.6 magnitude earthquake centered a couple of miles off the coast of Eastlake shook Lake County, last earthquake was felt in June

USGS confirms 2.6 magnitude earthquake centered a couple of miles off the coast of Eastlake shook Lake County, last earthquake was felt in June
USGS confirms 2.6 magnitude earthquake centered a couple of miles off the coast of Eastlake shook Lake County (Source: WOIO)

EASTLAKE, Ohio (WOIO) - The United States Geological Society confirmed a 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred just about 2.5 miles north of Eastlake at 10:06 a.m. on Saturday.

USGS confirms 2.6 magnitude earthquake centered a couple miles off the coast of Eastlake shook Lake County

USGS said the earthquake was 5 km in-depth, was felt almost 12 miles away, and lasted 44 seconds.

If you felt the earthquake, do not call 911 just to report it.

The Eastlake Police Department said only call 911 if you have an emergency, an injury, or major damage.

The Willoughby Police Department also had a similar message.

We are aware that everyone likely felt things shake. Likely a small earthquake and as soon as we verify on the USGS...

Posted by Willoughby Police Department on Saturday, December 7, 2019

Instead, go to USGS to fill out a “felt report” on what you experienced and where you were for USGS by clicking here.

No damage or injuries have been reported at this time.

The Willowick Police Department also felt the shake.

The Eastlake community has felt their share of earthquakes in 2019.

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake shook the area on June 10, and two more smaller ones with a magnitude of 1.8 and 1.5 were also confirmed in the following week.

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