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Minor quake near Leamington


February 23, 2011
By CFCO CKLW The Canadian Press

Feb. 23, 2011, Leamington, Ont. – There were no injuries or damage
reported after a mild earthquake in southwestern Ontario this morning.

Feb. 23, 2011, Leamington, Ont. – There were no injuries or damage reported after a mild earthquake in southwestern Ontario this morning.

Natural Resources Canada says a 3.0 magnitude quake was centred 14 kilometres northeast of Leamington.
Chatham-Kent police fielded several calls about 9:20 a.m. from people in the Wheatley area, about 60 kilometres southwest of Windsor. Residents reported hearing a boom and feeling the ground shake.

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A 3.0 quake is at the low end of the scale and the Natural Resources website says at that magnitude, there would be no damage to buildings.


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