Magnitude 4.0 earthquake felt in area; epicenter was just south of Galesburg

An earthquake centered just south of Galesburg, Michigan, was felt today in Adrian and Lenawee County.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the quake, which hit around 12:25 p.m., had a magnitude of 4.0.

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake is considered light, with some shaking and rattling of indoor objects, and it may be felt outside. It generally does not cause more than minor damage.

Multiple Adrian Today readers reported on our Facebook page that they felt the quake in Adrian.

Galesburg is near Kalamazoo.

The Detroit Free Press is following the story here.

Update: The USGS is now listing the earthquake as magnitude 4.2.