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Indiana earthquake felt in Jamestown

In Media, State News, Uncategorized on December 30, 2010 at 9:59 am

INDIANA – An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the┬áRichter┬áscale struck just before 8 a.m. Eastern Time Thursday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the quake was three miles deep and was felt well into western Ohio.

Officials say that the epicenter was located approximately 15 miles southeast of the town of Kokomo, about 50 miles north of Indianapolis.

Minor damage was reported in Indianapolis and residents in west central Ohio felt vibrations in floors and furniture.

“I couldn’t imagine what was causing it,” said one resident of Jamestown, Ohio. “I thought the cats were doing something to cause it.”

Official report available here.

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