DOVER, Del. (AP) – An earthquake has jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.READ MORE: KDKA-TV Program Alert: Continuing Coverage Of Bridge Collapse
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.1 magnitude quake struck just after 4:45 p.m. Thursday, and was centered about 6 miles east-northeast of Dover, Delaware. It was felt as far away as Baltimore.
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The quake jolted downtown Dover, sending lawmakers and workers in the statehouse outdoors to see what happened. Police and emergency officials did not have any immediate reports of damage or injuries.READ MORE: Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Stepping Down After 2022 NFL Draft
Paul Caruso is a geophysicist with the USGS’s earthquake information center in Colorado. He said the quake was widely felt around the Mid-Atlantic region.
Caruso said he didn’t expect any significant damage, given the small size of the quake.MORE NEWS: At Site Of Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse, President Joe Biden Promises To 'Fix Them All'
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