Pennsylvania earthquakes list

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The list below shows the Pennsylvania earthquakes and the earthquakes close to Pennsylvania.

No listed earthquakes means that there were NO earthquakes noticed by our data providers
Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Pennsylvania time = UTC – 5

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Barnesville, Ohio Jun 03 03:08 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Byesville - I was woken up with my bed shaking. It felt as if a tree it the house. It lasted for approximately 10 seconds.
  • Temperancville ohio - It brought me out of a dead sleep
  • Temperancville - It brought me out of a dead sleep.
  • Lore city - Lasted about 5-10 seconds. Rattled bed, dresser, and walls.
  • cambridge OH. - 1 second
  • Quaker City - It felt like a tree fell on our house. Standing in the kitchen I had to grab ahold of the wall, because it shook the house so bad. Scared my brothers and mom came running in from the living room. Lasted for at least 5-7 seconds
  • Byesville - Watching a movie.. Felt couch shaking.
  • Byesville - Shook whole house for a good 10 seconds or so. Bed, dressers, tvs all shook.
  • Cambridge - Sitting in bed and felt the bed shake. Little freaky to feel it shake like that.
  • Byesville - Heard a crack and felt house start to shake. At least 5 seconds
  • Senecaville - It shoke my couch sideways, the wall and doors moved.
  • Cumberland, OH - Laying in my room and things started to shake. Felt like someone running in the hallway.
  • Senecaville - Felt like something hit the side if the house and shook my bed and Troon the wall and went to look outside nothing was there
  • Byesville - Woke me up, felt as if someone was vigorously shaking bed. Kids felt couch shake as if someone had a hold of it.
  • Summerfield - Felt furniture and floor shake
  • Batesville /Temperancevilla Area - It felt like something hit the house. My floors vibrated.
  • Calais, OH - Standing inside, first floor, sudden jolt as if something hit house. Lasted a few seconds.
  • Temperanceville - Noticeable boom or thud woke us up from a sound sleep. No damage noted.
  • EMSC Pennsylvania May 11 06:53 2.1 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Conestoga, Pennsylvania Apr 23 20:49 2.7 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Pennsylvania Apr 23 20:49 2.3 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ohio Apr 02 11:58 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Woodsfield, Ohio Apr 02 11:58 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ohio Dec 12 06:31 2.3 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Pennsylvania Apr 18 10:34 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bernardsville, New Jersey Aug 14 07:41 2.7 3 MAP I Felt It
  • Ocean City, NJ - the bed was rocking back and forth
  • cinnaminson - It was weak but I still felt it
  • USGS Bernardsville, New Jersey Aug 14 07:41 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC New Jersey Aug 14 07:41 2.7 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Downingtown, Pennsylvania Jan 25 23:25 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lowellville, Ohio Mar 10 15:44 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
  • West Pittsburg, PA - Woke me up, felt a light to moderate shake. No damage
  • EMSC Ohio Mar 10 15:44 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lowellville, Ohio Mar 10 06:26 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lowellville, Ohio Mar 10 06:26 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ohio Mar 10 06:26 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Poland - Haven't checked property yet. Felt very strong-like a fright train came rushing under the through my house!!
  • Meadville, PA - No damage...just felt the 'dizzy' feel and the dishwater and my coffee was 'jiggling'. Thought I was losing my mind!
  • Toledo ohio - At 12:19 on May 2 i felt my house shake and the set i was sitting moved
  • USGS Lake Erie, Ohio Jul 01 07:48 3.2 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Lorain - I was at work in a construction trailer. I felt a rumbling. I thought it was large machinery being moved at the plant next door but didn't see anything. It was odd but not frightening. I think it's cool that I felt it and now I find out it was an earthquake.
  • Mentor - it was strong enough to wake me up
  • Painesville - woke up
  • Mentor, oh - 3 to 5 seconds of shaking at 3:50am on 7/1/13
  • Painesville Twp, OH - felt enough to interupt my AM workout
  • Concord, OH - Felt one big thud at 3:48am. Heard my walls shake along with the thud. Also, believe I heard a slight rumble coming from the north just prior to the thud I felt.
  • Sandusky - I thought the world was coming to an end
  • Mentor Headlands - I felt it. My shelves shook things on my shelves and the windows rattles. It lasted no more than 5 seconds.
  • Painesville - Very loud, low rumbling, followed by the walls and doors inside my house shaking strongly.
  • Fairport Harbor - Thought there was an explosion outside, felt a big boom.
  • Mentor - My bed shook enough for it to wake me up.
  • Mentor, Ohio - Just got out of bed, getting ready for work and heard the rumble-like thunder. The house creaked and that's it. I first thought it was thunder, checked the radar, no storms around. Figured it was a quake!
  • Mentor OH - We live in North Mentor on Lakeshore Blvd with the 800 Acre Marsh preserve behind the houses across the street. We live really near Grand River and also not far from Fairport Harbor. At about 3:00 AM I felt a noise and the front screen door popped and the house creaked and I thought we had an intruder....Then at around 7:00 AM I heard another noise and a loud thump resonated in the house and I guess that was the one you have recorded. However, I believe that there were two.... You should check
  • Norwalk, Ohio - I was in the shower and felt off balance for a few seconds. My razor was lying upside down on the shelf and pivoting back and forth. I kept looking at it and finally concluded it must have been from vibration of CD player next to it. Interesting to watch the razor move.
  • James Daniell CATDAT United States Feb 21 08:00 0.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT United States Jan 07 08:00 0.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT United States Jun 01 08:00 0.0 10 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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