Magnitude 3.0 earthquake recorded in southern Ohio, felt in northern Kentucky

Posted at 1:42 PM, Dec 12, 2021

MANCHESTER, Ohio (LEX 18) — A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was recorded in southern Ohio and felt in northern Kentucky shortly before 1:00 p.m. Sunday.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was 1 mile east of Manchester, Ohio and hit at a depth of 7.3 miles. Viewers in Lewis County, Kentucky reached out to LEX 18 and said they felt it where they live.


There are no immediate reports of damage.

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