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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 18km SSW of Mifflintown, Pennsylvania (USA) on Thursday, 13 June 2019

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 18km SSW of Mifflintown, Pennsylvania (USA) on Thursday, 13 June 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 26.7 km.
Date & time: Thu, 13 Jun 00:30:57 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-06-12 19:30:57 -05:00
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 26.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.42183°N / 77.50567°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Raton-Clayton (2364 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^9 J (2.21 MWh / 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 13 Jun 2019
Thu, 13 Jun 00:30 UTCM 3.4 / 29 kmPennsylvania (USA)EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
21740 / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
State Line, PA 17263 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting on couch - barely felt rumble but the noise was something that made husband and I sit up and pay attention. Sounded like a train off in the distance or a very low flying plane.
State Line, PA 17253 (79.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
York / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I thought that was the explosion from where their digging rocks on Roosevelt ave
Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527 (249.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Laying in bed I felt the movement. I asked if my wife had, she was sleeping. I knew something happened and went online to search and found this site. Back in the late 70's in Chula Vista, CA this happened to me so was pretty sure what happened. I am almost due north of this occurrence above PA.
Thompsontown / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard a loud noise and very weak shake and within a few seconds heard a louder noise and felt light shaking only lasting 2-3 seconds. Sounded and felt like an explosion outside of the house.
(23.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Small shake, half second slightly larger shake, like a distant explosion would make.
Philipsburg, Pa Centre County,PA / MMI III (Weak shaking): I thought it was a truck or SUV passing by. Wasn't aware it was an earthquake. I have a few puctures nailed on the wall move a bit.
Mechanicsburg (49.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ephrata / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mechanicsburg / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting at dining room table, felt rumble, saw lights shake. Approx 3-4 sec
Mechanicsburg PA 17055 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
New Bloomfield pa 17068 / MMI IV (Light shaking): It sounded as if my husband fell down the stairs into the basement or even through the floor. It's as if the floor went out from under me but only for a moment. Kind of a loud boom. When we didn't find anything had fallen we started looking to see if a tree fell on the house. It was frightening.
Millerstown PA (24.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Mechanicsburg/Upper Allen Township, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt floor vibrating, heard rumbling, and house shook. First thought was thunder but it felt more like it was coming from below the house and it didn’t repeat. Went outside no sign of a storm.
(56.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was in bed and physically felt the bed moving and shook me like a fast vibration.
Millerstown / not felt
2 Sulphur Springs Road, Duncannon, PA 17020 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was laying on the couch, felt the quake and remarked, 'Was that an earthquake?' The family assured me it was more likely fireworks at a neighborhood party since they heard something but didn't feel anything.
Kearneysville, WV (128.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt like a rumble and sounded like a door shutting.
WERNERSVILLE / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The door made a noise I can hear creaking above me and things in my apartment moved the teeny bit I felt it and move very slightly in my bed and Wernersville PA
Liverpool-Susquehanna river / not felt: Did not feel anything while fishing on the river
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): It felt like our house was on a wave.
(164.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Heard a rumble, followed by a bad smell. Cats ran and the dog head his face. Turns out it was just grandpa. He had kraut for dinner.
York pa / not felt: Heard loud rumbling like a loud truck
Mechanicsburg, PA / not felt: Just heard Rumbling.
Milroy pa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
THREE SPRINGS / MMI III (Weak shaking): Dog was whining which he rarely does then I felt my recliner shake and heard the chickens and turkeys getting excited.
Dover, PA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We were upstairs getting ready for bed- Felt Rumbling, vibrating in upstairs, rattled a bit. Thought it was thunder or a motorcycle.
(51.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Harrisburg, PA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mechanicsburg, pa / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mifflintown (21.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard things rattling in my house and felt like a nearby explosion. Ran out to the porch and thought I was losing my balance because the floor was rolling.
Lewisberry / MMI V (Moderate shaking): there was a rumble that shook house and floor. No objects moved off walls or floor.
Mechanicsburg / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Pretty moderate. Things moved on the shelf but nothing major. Only about 3 seconds long
(98.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): On bedrest on second floor of house built in 1901. Felt like if your in a stopped car on a bridge and a truck drives past you.
Mechanicsburg PA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Were eating dinner with our nephew when we heard and felt a jolt.
Carlisle, PA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard the rumble.
Camp Hill, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking): My cat & I were both startled in our kitchen when we heard a loud boom & felt the house rattle. Microwave clock said @8:31 pm.
Kirkwood PA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mifflintown / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was standing still against a cupboard and the stuff inside started shaking and I heard a muffled boom. I thought something hit the house or something had exploded in the basement although it wasn't loud enough.
Mechanicsburg, PA (51.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lewisberry / not felt: Heard popping sounds, thought it was fireworks, some rumbling.
East York, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on couch reading. House shook noticing, not like anything we’ve felt before.
Mechanicsburg Pa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We felt our house shudder almost as if thunder had rumbled loudly and close by and heard a loud boom. It seemed like it came from the basement up to us, but my son was in the basement and felt nothing while we were on the main level and felt the rumble and heard the noise.
Allensville, pa / MMI IV (Light shaking): House shook. Sounded like a loud truck passing on the road. Those outside felt the ground tremble.
Millerstown, pa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dauphin pa 17018 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mechanicsburg, PA / not felt: (was in a basement) Heard it rumbling for about a solid minute before it disappeared.
Harrisburg Hospital pa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Carlsile, pa / MMI III (Weak shaking): My husband and I heard a rumble and then felt the floor shake under our feet at 9:00. I went to my phone and saw there was a quake reported at 8:35. Was there another quake reported?
Mcalisterville, Pa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard a rumbling sound, looked out the window and saw nothing but felt a shaking/rolling feeling under me as I was sitting. All neighbors went out front to confirm what we all felt!
Camp Hill / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt tremor
Mechanicsburg. Brindle Road / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was in bed. The entire bed shook. Thought itt was a quake. Lasted a few seconds.
Shippensburg in house and heard rumbling sound / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Monroe township. Mechanicsburg. Pa / MMI III (Weak shaking): Heard a low rumble. Then boom. Then house shook.
Beavertown, PA (47 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting watching tv and the house shook and vibrated for about a half second. Felt like someone was banging or horsing around in our basement and they ran into a support pole, or something along those lines.
Silver Spring Township, PA (45.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard boom and floor shake.
Newville (29.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Camp Hill / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in the house here in Camp Hill. Felt like 2 trains collided but it only lasted about 3-4 seconds
Camp Hill / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
South York Street, Mechanicsburg, PA (42.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was inside watching TV when I felt the whole house shake and windows rattle.
Shiremanstown, PA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard low rumble, sounded like thunder. Felt vibration for 10-15 seconds and I knew it was a tremor.
Newville, pa / MMI IV (Light shaking): The house started rumbling and we heard rumbles. Internet went down also.
Middletown,PA (66.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Noticed a few items on an end table rattling
Monroe Township, Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania / MMI IV (Light shaking): First heard a rumble and thought it was a large truck or farm tractor coming down the road. Rumble kept getting louder, then a large thump and whole house shook. There was a little vibration from kitchen cabinets.
(144.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Mild rumbling noise followed by distinct mild shaking and knick knacks clanking slightly on the porch. It was notably something not normally felt. We are in a quiet neighborhood with little noise and almost no traffic. It was a still evening so it was easy to notice it.
Spruce Hill, Juniata Co, Pennsylvania (6.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
5016 Path Valley Road Fort Loudon PA (41.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): heard rumble (like thunder in distance) and felt slight vibration on my deck
LITITZ, pa (107.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Rattled dishes and glasses on glass shelf hutch.
Mechanisburg, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking): House shook for about two two3 seconds .
Sinking spring, pa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tyrone, PA (67.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Mechanicsburg / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was folding laundry sitting on the bed. Bed shook for a few seconds. Went to see if husband ok or what he was doing. Nothing that would have caused shaking then saw post on Facebook
Camp hill, Pa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Delta Pa (122.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chambersburg, PA / MMI III (Weak shaking): We were sitting on the couch and we heard a rumble. Thought a large truck was driving up the driveway and felt light shake.
(49.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(50.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Oakville/Walnut Bottom / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Richfield Pa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Newville, PA / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sounded like a long crack of thunders felt vibrations but did not think anything of an earthquake when it happened
Ickesburg / not felt: Sounded like distant thunder, nothing felt.
Camp hill pa (3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Upper Allen Township, Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sounded like a roar from heavy traffic. The entire house shook. Windows rattled. Sleeping pets were awakened and scared.
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Beaver Springs / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting on my couch with my cat watching TV and the house shook and the door rattled... even the cat was startled, I called family to see if they noticed anything... texted my husband and checked the news for any unfo. Found this notuce
Maugansville MD / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Newville, PA / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Upper Allen twp (50.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(46.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on couch agaiinst exterior wall. Felt and heard significant vibrations for about 3 seconds.
Silver Spring Township (45.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
New Kingstown / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(109.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt a rumble and heard a rumbling sound. I thought it was the milk truck that comes down our road every evening, so I didn't pay much attention until my daughter in Delta, PA text me and asked me if I felt something just now. The it occurred to me it wasn't the milk truck.
Mechanicsburg Pa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mechanicsburg / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mechanicsburg PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
17055, Mechanicsburg PA / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mechanicsburg, Pa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
New Bloomfield / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mechanicsburg, Upper Allen Township, Orchard Glen / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carlisle (35.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
My house (mobile home) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard loud thud/bang (thought a tree fell onto house) then shaking. cabinet doors rattled.
Upper Allen Twp. , Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard a loud boom and felt it
MarySeville, Pa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(70.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
MILLERSTOWN, PA (0.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(16.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fairview Township, York County Pa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Short rumble and shook TV
Mifflin, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
East Drumore township (below Quarryville PA) (79.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt strongly outside with light mild boom. Dogs were startled and began barking and looking around the home.
Camp Hill / MMI IV (Light shaking)
MILLERSTOWN, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
⁰ (46.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mechanicsburg PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Greencastle pa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud noise and light shaking for approx 5 seconds
Newville pa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was in my basement with my mom and we heard a rumbling. When I asked my dad and brother, who were on upper floors, they said they felt the house shake a little bit.
McVeytown / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Harrisburg, PA 17110 / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Scotland, Pa / not felt
McClure, PA / MMI III (Weak shaking): Inside at the time. Just felt a second or two.
Mechanicsburg (52 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(86.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very low rumbling sound, slight vibration.
HARRISBURG pa (57 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Mechanicsburg, PA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dundalk (United States of America) (155 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just heard a rumble (via EMSC)
Parkton (United States of America) (112 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt like a truck pulled up next to the house. Our dog ran towards the door to see if someone was at the house. (via EMSC)
Hampstead (United States of America) (106 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Heard a low rumbling sound and windows rattled slightly (via EMSC)
Hagerstown (United States of America) (88 km S from epicenter)(no details): Power seemed to serge on my lamp and fan. Coffee table - which is very heavy was shaking. That's what caught my immediate attention that something wasn't quite right. (via EMSC)
York (United States of America) (87 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it. Shook the house. (via EMSC)
Northumberland (United States of America) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I heard what sounded like a truck hitting a tree outside our front door. We live in the woods so I knew that didn't happen but it did make me jump and look out the window. Nothing was out of place (via EMSC)
Shamokin Dam (United States of America) (75 km NE from epicenter)(no details): House shook for 3-4 seconds. (via EMSC)
Selinsgrove (United States of America) (69 km NE from epicenter)(no details): First time I ever felt an earthquake it was kind of strange (via EMSC)
Orrtanna (United States of America) (65 km S from epicenter)(no details): A strange rumble in our house and wondered what it was (via EMSC)
Etters (United States of America) (65 km SE from epicenter)(no details): About 830 pm. House just kind of rumbled and then there was a boom. I thought someone in a big truck wrecked. Friends said they felt it too (via EMSC)
New Cumberland (United States of America) (58 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt like it came up from the east. Shook the house for a second or two. Alamo’s the thought a train derailed nearby. (via EMSC)
Alexandria (United States of America) (53 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt house move not real long (via EMSC)
Camp Hill (United States of America) (53 km E from epicenter)(no details): It sounded like a huge roll of Thunder or a military plane flying really low. It was a strange rumble that we could feel. (via EMSC)
Marysville (United States of America) (48 km E from epicenter)(no details): We didn't know what happened. Floor moved, chair moved and windows rattled. (via EMSC)
Mechanicsburg (United States of America) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): At almost exactly 8:30 pm, I felt/heard my house rattle for 3-4 seconds. No objects moved in my house. I was not sure whether it was a low thunder roll or an earthquake. (via EMSC)
Mechanicsburg (United States of America) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Sounded like thunder coming from a distance and then after about 20 seconds a boom! (via EMSC)
Mechanicsburg (United States of America) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was quite a tremor about 5-10 seconds and u could hear the rumble (via EMSC)
Mechanicsburg (United States of America) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): My wife and I were sitting outside and definitely felt a vibration and low boom (via EMSC)
Beavertown (United States of America) (46 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lasted maybe 5-8 seconds, sounded like a loud long rumble, shook entire house (via EMSC)
Liverpool Twp (United States of America) (46 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was standing in my kitchen and heard a rumble and my fridge shook. I went to look outside to see if a tree fell over or something. (via EMSC)
Huntingdon (United States of America) (44 km W from epicenter)(no details): everyone inside felt it and heard it, the person sitting outside heard it but felt nothing (via EMSC)
Mechanicsburg (United States of America) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Shook house, made noise. (via EMSC)
Boalsburg (United States of America) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It felt and sounded like a dump truck driving by our house! Unfortunately I was the only one that noticed it. (via EMSC)
New Bloomfield (United States of America) (27 km E from epicenter)(no details): House shook. Neighbors (duplex) felt as well. Even children sleeping upstairs woke up asking about it. (via EMSC)

 

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