Possible Earthquake Reported in McKean County


Reports are coming in from all over that there was indeed an earthquake.

The epicenter is reportedly in Quebec Canada, with a magnitude of 5.5. Residents as far as Bradford, Coudersport, and Shinglehouse and even further felt their homes shaking.

Please let us know if you felt the quake, and which town you live in.

Below is the information regarding this earthquake

Magnitude 5.5
  • Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 17:41:41 UTC
  • Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 01:41:41 PM at epicenter
  • Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 45.866°N, 75.457°W
Depth 15.7 km (9.8 miles) set by location program
  • 39 km (24 miles) N (356°) from Cumberland, Ontario, Canada
  • 45 km (28 miles) NNE (21°) from Gatineau, Qu�bec, Canada
  • 52 km (32 miles) NNE (26°) from Hull, Qu�bec, Canada
  • 53 km (33 miles) NNE (21°) from OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 2.3 km (1.4 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters NST=283, Nph=283, Dmin=149 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=7
Event ID us2010xwa7

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Im in Shinglehouse and didn’t notice a thing. Was mowin the yard probably when it happened tho.

  2. Mary Steward says:

    Here in Bradford we felt it, it shook a picture off the wall. We actually thought maybe there was a drilling explosion somewhere at first. Funny part was that our dog freaked out about a minute before the house shook and the picture fell. Scared the bejesus out of us!

  3. Phil says:

    I didn’t feel a thing in Galeton

  4. Anonymous says:

    in Olean it hit hard I def. felt it shook the whole trailer


  5. bobbi says:

    I am at work and I felt my computer chair move in Syracuse NY

  6. Anonymous says:

    I sure felt it but I thought it was the washer going crazy like always. Then I realized I wasn’t washing anything – in Ceres

  7. BigPiglet says:

    damnit i miss everyting! was sleepin

  8. Anonymous says:

    My cousin in New York City said it shook the hell out of his apartment building.

  9. soccer mom says:

    I have been outside most of the day with the kids and we didn’t notice anything. We’re in Coudersport.

  10. DALongHauler says:

    just now stopping in Buffalo, we was at a rest stop on I86 and the misses says she felt it while inside getting us coffee. I didnt feel it but then I was in the truck too

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