Rare Earthquake Strikes near Union City, Michigan
Posted by feww on July 1, 2015
Earthquake strikes 11km NE of Union City, Michigan
Centered at 42.147°N, 85.048°W the quake occurred at a [signature] depth of 5.0 km (3.1 mi), USGS/EHP reported.
Our searches of the USGS Earthquake archive show that only four earthquakes have struck the State of Michigan in the past 100 years.
- M3.3, 11km NE of Union City, Michigan 2015-06-30 at 15:42:54 UTC depth=5.0 km
- 4.2, 8km S of Galesburg, Michigan 2015-05-02 16:23:07 UTC depth=5.4 km
- M2.5, Michigan 2010-03-08 at 10:10:38 UTC depth=18.0 km
- 3.5 Michigan 1994-09-02 at 21:23:06 UTC depth=5.0 km
Earthquake location Map. 31 earthquakes in map area since June 23, 915. U.S. Hazard map layer activated. [Source: USGS Earthquake Archive.]