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3.5 Mag. Earthquake Felt in Athens County
COLUMBUS (Ken Hines) -- The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that an earthquake was recorded in Athens County on Wednesday afternoon.
The 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck just before 1 p.m. in the Nelsonville area. No injuries or damage have been reported as a result of the event.
Authorities ask that people refrain from calling public safety organizations about the quake unless they wish to report injuries or damage.
Click here for a list of recommended earthquake preparations from the Athens County Emergency Management Agency.