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May 17, 2013

NEW LOCAL: Canadian earthquake doesn't shake northwest Pennsylvania much

MEADVILLE — An earthquake this morning near Canada’s capital of Ottawa reverberated into northwest Pennsylvania.

The 4.4 magnitude earthquake happened at 9:43 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time was centered 6.1 miles down in the earth, 42 miles northwest of Ottawa and about 12 miles north-northeast of Shawville, Ontario, the closest city, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No damage was reported in Crawford County, according to the county’s 911 Center.

See Saturday’s print edition of The Meadville Tribune for more details.


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