Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Light earthquake in Athens and Nelsonville, Ohio


M 3.5 light earthquake shakes Nelsonville and Athens region of Ohio today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located just 4 km ESE of Nelsonville and 14 km (9mi) NNW of Athens. It was 4.9 miles deep.

People of Albany, Amesville, Athens, Lancaster and Logan have felt light to weak shaking.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

17:59 UTC (local time 2013-11-20 12:59 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location

4 km (2mi) ESE of Nelsonville, Ohio
14 km (9mi) NNW of Athens, Ohio
46 km (29mi) SE of Lancaster, Ohio
56 km (35mi) WNW of Vienna, West Virginia
90 km (56mi) SE of Columbus, Ohio

Original post: Natural Disasters List November 20, 2013

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