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Mild Earthquake Shakes Southeast Ohio

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A 3.5 magnitude earthquake was centered 2 miles southeast of Nelsonville
3:27PM
November
20, 2013

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a mild earthquake has shaken residents in southeastern Ohio. The agency says the 3.5-magnitude quake occurred close to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Lawmakers, Gas Drilling Companies Meet About Earthquakes

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One of the may natural gas drilling wells that have sprung up around the Great Lakes region in recent years.
8:18AM
January
18, 2012

A state lawmaker called the meeting a continuation of the industry’s “public relations campaign.”

Ohioans Feel Tremors From VA Earthquake

Virginia Earthquake
People spill into the streets from office buildings in Rosslyn, Virginia following a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit northwest of Richmond, Va. Rosslyn is in Arlington County, Va.
3:26PM
August
23, 2011

People all across Ohio and throughout the east coast felt the tremors from the earthquake that rattled Virginia Tuesday afternoon. WOSU reports why Ohio felt the effects of the quake.

Marysville Braces For Honda Production Cutback

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Honda of America is cutting production because of the effects of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Honda's plants in Marysville have cut their production in half because they get critical parts from Japan.
12:00AM
March
31, 2011

One of Central Ohio’s largest employers faces an uncertain spring. Honda of America is cutting production because of the effects of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

Effects of Earthquake, Tsunami, On Honda’s Ohio Operations Unknown

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Hod production could be affected by disaster
12:00AM
March
18, 2011

Officials at the Honda manufacturing plant in Marysville say it’s still too early to know what effect the earthquake and tsunami in Japan will have on production of the company’s U.S. made vehicles.

Ohio Geologist: 6.0 Quake Possible

12:00AM
February
26, 2010

While California mostly likely comes to mind first when you think about earthquakes in the U.S., Ohio has its fair share – only less strong. Just Thursday night a town northwest of Findlay had one. WOSU reports it wouldn’t be improbable for earthquake-prone areas to experience one as high as six points on the Richter scale.