Small earthquake beneath Central Lake Erie
Origin Time: 9 January, 2008, 01:34:46.7 UTC
Magnitude: 3.1 mbLg
Depth: 5 km (fixed)
Location: 41.720 N 81.430 W
A small earthquake occurred at 8:34 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 beneath Lake Erie about 6 miles west of Mentor-on-the-Lake. Many people in Lake County and eastern Cuyahoga County reported feeling this event. No damage was reported nor would be expected with an earthquake of this magnitude. This general area beneath the lake offshore from Lake County has been the site of numerous earthquakes in recent years.
Last update January 10, 2008