OAK ORCHARD, Md. (WJZ) — The United States Geological Survey reports that there was an earthquake in eastern Frederick County.
Officials say the earthquake occurred shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday. It was a 2.1 magnitude earthquake.READ MORE: Baltimore Police Seek Missing 38-Year-Old Robin Muscolino
Officials say it was a “shallow” earthquake, which is why people felt it. Because the earthquake was of such a low magnitude, if it had been deeper in the earth’s crust, it would not have been felt.READ MORE: Tony Evans Jr. Charged With Allegedly Shooting, Wounding Woman In August, Baltimore Police Say
According to officials, the earthquake was felt in Mount Airy, New Windsor and Westminster.MORE NEWS: Two Shot In Separate Baltimore Shootings Saturday, Including Boy, 14
There were no reports of injuries. No damage has been reported.