3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Noble County

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 7:04 am
By: News 9

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake near Perry Tuesday morning.

The 3.8 magnitude quake shook the area 1.8 southeast of Perry in Noble County at 5:31 a.m., according to the USGS.

The earthquake was just over two miles deep.

There are no reports of major injury or damage at this time.

According to the USGS, earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans. Damage is more likely from quakes at a 4.0 magnitude and higher.