Illinois Residents Feel Earthquake

March 25, 2015 Updated: July 18, 2015

An earthquake struck Lake in the Hills, Illinois, on Wednesday evening.

The US Geological Survey confirmed the quake hit about a mile from Lake in the Hills.

And it was also located near Algonquin, Huntley, and Crystal Lake.

The earthquake hit about 45 miles from downtown Chicago.

The quake was registered as a 2.9 on the Richter scale, officials said.

On Twitter, users said they could feel the earthquake, which had a depth of about 10 km.


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