Earthquake reported in southeast Ohio Wednesday

(Map courtesy USGS)

MCARTHUR, OH (WCMH/WDTN) — The United States Geological Survey reports a 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck just south of McArthur, Ohio around 12:25 p.m. Wednesday.

McArthur is a village in Vinton County. The epicenter of the earthquake was about 59 miles south-southeast of Columbus.

According to Earthquake Tracker, 17 people reported feeling the earthquake.

You can learn more about this earthquake by going to the USGS Event website.

Click this image to see more maps from USGS about the Wednesday earthquake. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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