Canadian Quake Felt in U.P.

If you felt the ground move a little bit underneath your feet this afternoon, you weren’t just imagining it.

You felt an earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey a 5.5-magnitude quake hit Canada today, right along the border between Ontario and Quebec.

It struck at 1:45 this afternoon, 12 miles underground.

You, our viewers, called us to say you could feel it.

Some of you who were in Gwinn at the time told us you could feel it for at least 5 seconds.

People also felt it in Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Buffalo and even in Vermont.

Detroit police personnel on the upper floors of the department headquarters reported feeling the quake.

It didn’t last long for them, either — maybe 5 seconds — but it did cause concern.

The U.S. Geological Survey says Michigan does have a history of earthquakes.

Mild shake-ups have been reported often since 1973, but mostly 4.5 magnitude or so.

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