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2.1-magnitude earthquake hits Maryland

COLUMBIA, MD—Another earthquake hit the Maryland region on Wednesday morning. Clarksville in Howard County experienced a 2.1-magnitude earthquake at 2:11 a.m. on Wednesday. The “Did You Feel It” page from the U.S. Geological Survey has responses centered within 20 miles of Columbia. Reports from Silver Spring to Eldersburg recorded “very light” to “light” shaking & no damage. Two earthquakes were …


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Second earthquake felt overnight in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD—A second, smaller earthquake was felt in the Baltimore area overnight. The USGS reports that a 1.7-magnitude quake hit in Irvington at 1:53 a.m. EDT on Sunday. A 2.6-magnitude temblor was felt throughout west Baltimore on Friday. The second, smaller quake is believed to be an aftershock. There have been no reports of any damage or injuries.


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.  Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The United States Geological Survey …

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 …

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 …