Small Earthquake in Ashtabula, Ohio
Origin Time: July 17, 2003, 00:44:10 UTC (8:44:10 PM, July 16 EDT)
Location: 41.86º N -80.76º W
Magnitude: 2.5 mbLg
Depth: 2.5 km fixed
A number of people reported feeling a small earthquake on the southeast side of Ashtabula. No damage was reported. The epicenter is in the vicinity of a 4.5-magnitude mainshock and several aftershocks that occurred in January, 2001. The event was recorded by seismograph stations of the Ohio Seismic Network and the Geological Survey of Canada seismic network.
Individuals are encouraged to fill out a short form describing what they felt on a U.S. Geological Survey Web site, which can be accessed through the Ohio Seismic Network Web site at www.ohiodnr.com/OhioSeis. This information will help in determining the intensity of the earthquake at various locations.
Last update July 21, 2003