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MEMA prepares for Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill on Thursday

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Emergency Management Agency is encouraging Maryland residents to participate in the The Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill occurring across the country on October 15 at 10:15 a.m. Although the current pandemic has changed the way many Marylanders accomplish day-to-day activities, citizens can still participate in the Great Southeast ShakeOut 2020 earthquake drill from home, work, or school. “Even …

Police/Fire, Sci-Tech

4.7-magnitude earthquake reported off coast of Ocean City

Maryland residents may have felt the earth move on Tuesday evening – literally. A 4.7-magnitude earthquake occurred approximately 136 miles east-southeast of Ocean City, according to the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program. The quake occurred at around 6:30 p.m. at a depth of 6.2 miles. Advertisement There was no tsunami warning issued with the temblor. Featured

Earthquake rattles Nottingham area

Residents of Nottingham and the surrounding communities were shaken by an earthquake on Thursday afternoon. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit Delaware Bay not far from Dover Base Housing in Delaware.  Some sources indicate that the quake may have been as strong as a 5.5-magnitude. The temblor was felt all along the East Coast from New …