4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Cleveland, Ohio

June 10, 2019 Updated: June 10, 2019

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Cleveland, Ohio, on the morning of June 10, according to U.S. officials.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said that a 2.2 magnitude aftershock was detected about 8 minutes later, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the tremor struck just before 11 a.m. ET with a depth of about 3 miles.

The earthquake was centered just north of Cleveland in Lake Erie.

“Minor quakes on the North Shore are not an uncommon experience—there have been some 200 over 2.0 magnitude levels recorded since the birth of America—with the easternmost quakes centered around Lake County,” Clevescene.com noted.

A number of people said they could feel the quake on social media.

It’s not clear if there were any reports of damage or injuries. Other details about the quake were not clear.

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