4.0 Earthquake Strikes Greater Cleveland Area in Ohio

A staff member of the Seismology Center, points on a chart of the earthquake activity detected by the central Weather Bureau in Taipei on February 22, 2014. A 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan early on February 22, the Seismology Centre said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or …
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 struck the greater Cleveland area in Ohio on Monday morning.

In a tweet, the City of Mentor reported that their police phone lines were flooded with calls about the earthquake and asked residents to call 911 with emergencies only. “We are waiting for the experts to affirm what was probably an earthquake here in NEO but please tune in to the news. Dispatch is being overwhelmed with 911 calls – we don’t know anymore than you do at this point,” the city’s official Twitter account said.

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