Earthquake hits near Chicago

by Anonymous on Feb. 10th, 2010

Chicago from the old Sears Tower: Probably not where you want to be during an earthquake.
Chicago from the old Sears Tower: Probably not where you want to be during an earthquake.Courtesy Mark Ryan
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has reported a 3.8 magnitude earthquake, centered in northern Illinois about 40 miles WNW of Chicago. The tremor, which occurred today around 4AM local time, was felt in Wisconsin, and Indiana, and as far away as Michigan.

SOURCES
USGS Earthquake page
Chicago Sun Times story

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