A Pennsylvania earthquake could be detected in northern Maryland

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Some residents in northern Maryland may feel that they were very shaken on Wednesday afternoon after a 3.7-magnitude earthquake of Pennsylvania was detected and felt near the border.

The US Geological Survey reports that the southeastern Pennsylvania earthquake struck around 8:30 pm, with a core reported near the town of Flint, northwest of Harrisburg.

Although the earthquake was largely weak and there were no reports of injuries or damage, maps from the USGS show that the earthquake could be detected in northern Maryland in Baltimore County, County Carroll, Frederick County and around Hagerstown in Washington. County.

According to the USGS, there is a mini 3.4 earthquake, as the agency says that people inside, particularly on the floor of upper buildings, could detect anything from a 3.0 to 3.9 earthquake, but “not many people recognize it as earthquake. ”

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