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.
Was that an #earthquake I just felt in Illinois?
— Mr.Chris (@joeywaxjr) March 25, 2015
Think we just felt an #earthquake in northern Illinois…
— Rob Huffman (@robothuffman) March 25, 2015
I’m in California and my hometown in Illinois just had an earthquake. ironic.
— natalie (@fuckboyallen) March 26, 2015
An earthquake rattled my small hometown of Lake in the Hills, Illinois! Haha mom said she didn’t even know about it. http://t.co/IzNh9xF1W1
— Tony Merevick (@tonymerevick) March 26, 2015
A Earthquake shook Chicago Illinois 2.9 on the scale a bit close to comfort
— Jason Daughenbaugh (@jason54494) March 26, 2015
Parents just felt the 2.9 earthquake out by them in Hampshire. Shook their entire house for about 30 seconds. Illinois earthquake. Neat.
— Alex (@QUEENCRASH) March 25, 2015
Anyone else in the Algonquin Illinois area feel that tremor / earthquake?
— jaimem26 (@jaimem26) March 25, 2015