Earthquake in Ohio reportedly felt across parts of WNY

MADISON, Ohio (WIVB) — Not too far southwest of Erie, Pennsylvania, a 3.6-magnitude earthquake took place in Ohio.

The earthquake, which happened near the Lake Erie shoreline northeast of Cleveland, happened Sunday night around 10:43 p.m. The United States Geological Survey says it was estimated to be five kilometers deep, give or take two kilometers.

Originally, the earthquake was reported as being magnitude 4.0, but it was later downgraded.

The USGS says it’s collected nearly 1,200 responses from people in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and even western New York and Canada who claim to have felt the quake, even if to a weak degree.

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