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USGS confirms earthquake in Baltimore area

UPDATE 3: The Baltimore City Fire Department now says there are no reports of any damage.

UPDATE 2: The Baltimore County Fire Department says that no injuries are being reported at this time.

UPDATE: The Baltimore Firefighters Union says crews are responding to multiple reports of damage around Baltimore City. 

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BALTIMORE, MD—The United States Geological Survey has confirmed that an earthquake was felt in Baltimore on Friday afternoon.

USGS reported that a 2.6-magnitude earthquake, centered near the Woodlawn area, occurred at just before 3:45 p.m.

The temblor had a depth of around 2 kilometers.

Residents reported feeling the earthquake in the downtown Baltimore area.

More information is available at UGSG here.

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