Earthquake Shakes Ithaca
No damage immediately reported
An earthquake this afternoon has impacted parts of Upstate New York, including Ithaca. The quake was reportedly felt throughout Central and Western New York for about 10 to 15 seconds. There are no immediate reports of damage in the area.
According to the ''Globe and Mail'' the earthquake was centered in Canada and has been felt as far away as Ohio and Michigan. The most recent significant earthquake in the area was in 2002 when a 5.1 magnitude quake occurred near Plattsburgh, New York in the Adirondacks.
The [[link|url=http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2010/us2010xwa7//]]USGS[[end-link]] has confirmed a 5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred at 1:41 this afternoon, centered near the Quebec/Ontario border in southern Canada, about 40 miles north of Ottawa. WVBR will bring you more on the story as it develops.