Tremors rattle Pa. town north of Baltimore
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting two small earth tremors this morning centered near Franklintown, Pa., between York and Carlisle, about 60 miles north northwest of Baltimore.
The first, rated at a magnitude 2.9, occurred at 1:36 a.m. The second, rated at 2.4, was recorded at 6:26 a.m. Both were shallow quakes - barely a mile below the surface. They were centered very close together. The first was a mile south of Franklintown, the second 2 miles east northeast of the town.
Earthquakes of this magnitude would not be felt by most people. But if you live in the area, and you felt something this morning, please leave us a comment and describe what it was like. Be sure to include your location, the time, and a description of the tremor.