September 7, 1988
Doors and windows were rattled in five states--Indiana, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio--by a moderate earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale and centered in Kentucky's Appalachian country. There were no reports of serious damage or injuries from the 10:30 p.m. EDT temblor. "It's a good healthy one . . . that should have been widely felt," said Ron Street, a seismologist at the University of Kentucky.
January 25, 1990 |
An earthquake rattled southern Indiana and northern Kentucky on Wednesday, officials at the U.S. Geological Survey said. No damage or injuries were reported in the 3.8-magnitude temblor.
November 10, 2012 |
A 4.3-magnitude earthquake centered in southeastern Kentucky on Saturday has shaken residents from northern Ohio to North Carolina and Alabama. The earthquake, centered more than half a mile underground about eight miles west of Whitesburg, Ky., did not appear to cause any structural damage in the Ohio Valley. The epicenter was about 35 miles west of the southwestern Virginia border. More than 200 people from Ohio, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Georgia Indiana and North Carolina reported feeling the temblor on the U.S. Geological Survey's website, some more than 300 miles away.