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2.6-magnitude earthquake reported off Delmarva’s Atlantic Coast

February 9th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

WBAL reports a 2.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded Wednesday night off the Atlantic coast at the Maryland/Virginia border, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS data indicates the earthquake was reported at 8:21 p.m. and was located about 18 miles east of the shoreline with a depth of 11.2 km. Earthquakes of this magnitude are often not felt but can be recorded by a seismograph.