A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook Detroit on Thursday night. The earthquake was centered near Amherstburg, Ontario according to the United States Geological Service.
Although rare, minor earthquakes do hit our region from time to time. According to Earthquaketrack.com, a couple very minor earthquakes have happened over in Canada just over the river in the past few years.
Here’s a shake map from the USGS:
As of this writing, there have been no reports of damage.
On Twitter, we sent out a call for reports of where it was felt. Here are few of the general areas.
Yes in Westland!
— Kayla. (@kaylajenaye) April 20, 2018
— Rob Ponto (@rcponto) April 20, 2018
Yes, Grosse Pointe Woods but apparently people in Windsor felt it too.
— Emma Liz 🌸 (@emmabrock2208) April 20, 2018
— Natalie LaCroix (@NatalieLaCroix) April 20, 2018
We also got a great reply that were more humorous, including @DE_Gifford who said that it was just Jack White warming up.
That was Jack White warming up!
— David K Schrute (@DE_Gifford) April 20, 2018
The rocker had a show in town Thursday night at Little Caesars Arena.