WCBE Stories
3:42 am
Thu March 8, 2007

Ohio not immune to sizeable earthquakes

Columbus, OH – Many Ohioans don't think about earthquakes happening in the Buckeye State, but there were 16 in Ohio last year. This month marks the 70th anniversary of the largest earthquake ever recorded in Ohio. On March 2nd, 1937 - an earthquake hit the Shelby County town of Anna. A week later, the record 5.4 magnitude quake rocked the same town. Hear WCBE's interview with Michael Hansen, who coordinates the Ohio Seismic Network, which monitors earthquakes in the state.

View historic images from the Anna earthquake at Ohio Seismic Network