Magnitude 4.0 earthquake recorded in northeast Ohio

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake recorded in northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND — A 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded just outside of Cleveland Monday morning.

According to the United States Geological Survey, it happened at 10:50 a.m. less than three miles from the suburb of Eastlake.

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There are reports of people feeling it throughout northeast Ohio.

The largest earthquake to affect Ohio was a 5.0 magnitude in 1986, according to a meteorologist for WKYC.

It's the largest earthquake to strike Ohio since Dec. 31, 2011, when a 4.0 magnitude earthquake was detected in Mahoning County.

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