Felt a really good jolt this morning. I'd never really felt one since today. Everyone in the house awoke when what felt like a truck was rolling by but the whole bed started to twirl around. Here's some data on the event, for the record:
Date-Time 2002 04 20 10:50:44 UTC
Location 44.51N 73.66W
Depth 5.0 kilometers
Region NEW YORK
Reference 15 miles (25 km) SW of Plattsburgh, New York
Source USGS NEIC
The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A moderate earthquake occurred about 15 miles southwest of Plattsburgh, New York at 4:50 AM MDT today, Apr 20, 2002 (6:50 AM EDT in New York). A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 5.1 WAS COMPUTED FOR THIS EARTHQUAKE. The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. The earthquake was felt from Buffalo, New York to Boston, Massachusetts and Baltimore, Maryland. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time.
Geological Survey of Canada
THE EPICENTRE IS LOCATED:
Northern N.Y State, U.S. Felt. Prelimiary solution.
DATE: 2002-04-20 (Universal Time)
TIME: 10:50:45 (Universal Time)
LATITUDE: 44.48 NORTH/NORD
LONGITUDE: -73.71 WEST/OUEST
MAGNITUDE: 5.5 RICHTER (MN) on 15 STATIONS
Northern N.Y State, U.S. Felt widely in Ontario and Quebec. Prelimiary solution. 92 km S from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que.
WESTERN QUEBEC SEISMIC ZONE.
11:04 UT/07:04 EDT MN 4.2
11:45 UT/07:45 EDT MN 3.1