Alliance, Ohio, Earthquake of August 6, 2000:
Preliminary Map of Felt Reports, Epicentral Location, and Faulting for the August 6, 2000, Alliance Earthquake
Residents of Alliance (Stark County) were jolted by a small earthquake on Sunday, August 6, 2000, at 10:02 p.m. EDT. The event was recorded throughout the state by seismograph stations of the Ohio Seismic Network (OhioSeis). Preliminary calculations indicate a magnitude of 3.0 (mbLg) and an epicenter northeast of Alliance. No damage was reported. This is the first historic earthquake in this general location.
Felt reports compiled by Dr. Mark McNaught, Mount Union College (MUCO). Faults from Division of Geological Survey records.
Seismogram Recorded at LCCO OhioSeis station.
Note: 02:02:30 Aug. 7 GMT equals 10:02:30 PM, Aug.6, Eastern Daylight Time.
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Last update August 31, 2000