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5.0 quake hits Canada, shakes US
Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:17:38 GMT
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A magnitude 5.0 earthquake has struck the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada, shaking homes and businesses from Ottawa to some states in the US.

The US Geological Survey said the quake occurred at 1:41 p.m. EDT (1741 GMT) with the epicenter at a depth of 19.2 kilometers.

Residents of Toronto and parts of upstate New York and Vermont said they felt the ground shaking on Wednesday.

Tremors were also reported in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Hampshire, and New Jersey.

Detroit police spokeswoman Yvette Walker told The Associated Press that police personnel on the upper floors of the downtown headquarters building reported feeling the quake.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.

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