BREAKING NEWS – A 4.2-magnitude earthquake shook Lower Michigan on Saturday with weak shaking reported westward to the Chicago area. The epicenter of the earthquake was registered 5 miles south of Galesburg, Michigan, or 9 miles southeast of Kalamazoo, Michigan, at 12:23 p.m. EDT, according to the USGS.
The USGS ShakeMap indicates that moderate shaking, potentially capable of causing very light damage, occurred near the epicenter.Reports received by the USGS indicate that generally weak to light shaking was felt across southern and central Lower Michigan, including in Detroit, and down to South Bend, Indiana, and Toledo, Ohio. Weak shaking was even felt and registered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and parts of Chicago. FULL REPORT