Earthquake status: highly uncertain
This record is not from a real earthquake, because there is no officially confirmed earthquake that matches the user reports we have received of the reported event closely enough.
In most cases, this event likely reflects something else that caused the vibration, such as an explosion (typical of mining areas), a sonic boom, traffic, weather, or some other human or natural cause.
Initial report below:
Our AllQuakes monitoring service received reports of an earthquake in or near Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA at approximately 14:35 GMT. Unless confirmed by at least one national or international seismological agency, its status remains uncertain.
14. June 14:41 UTC: First message: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.
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Date and time (UTC): Jun 14, 2021 14:35:31 UTC –
Epicenter depth: 10.0 km
Geographical epicenter. Latitude/Longitude: 41.59285°N / 75.54474°W (Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States)
Primary data source: volcano discovery
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Thrope, Pennsylvania (0 km NE from the epicenter) [Map] / Weak vibration (MMI III) / Single side vibration / 1-2 seconds : Going on my daily walk I felt a horizontal shift beneath me and had to catch myself for a while
- Have you ever felt it far from Scranton??
South Orange / Very weak vibration (MMI II) / Horizontal swing (lateral) / 20-30 seconds
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