CLEVELAND — A minor earthquake was felt throughout northeast Ohio around 10:50 a.m. Monday, according to information from the United States Geological Survey.
The earthquake, which measured 4.0 on the Richter scale, was recorded about four kilometers north-northwest of Eastlake, according to information from the USGS. According to maps from the agency’s website, people from as far south as Canton felt the temblor.
According to the USGS, the two most recent earthquakes in the greater Cleveland-Akron area were a 2.0 magnitude tremor near Newburgh Heights on March 6 and a 1.6 magnitude quake near Madison on the Geauga-Lake county border on Sept. 4, 2018.
Information on recent significant earthquakes, including this one, can be found at https://earthquake.usgs.gov/.