Baltimore Feels Small Earthquake

October 10, 2007

The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center says a minor earthquake was sensed near Baltimore, Md.

NEIC Geologist Angel Gutierrez says preliminary estimates put the quake at a magnitude of 1.3. He says it hit about seven miles southwest of Baltimore around 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct 8.

Gutierrez says the earthquake was detected at only two stations in the area.

No damage or injuries were reported.

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