Virginia-Based Earthquake Felt Around Pittsburgh Area
A 5.9-magnitude quake affected residents around Baldwin-Whitehall and Brentwood Borough.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake that originated in Virginia was felt by residents around the Pittsburgh area on Tuesday at approximately 1:50 to 1:55 p.m.
No major damage or injuries around Pittsburgh related to the earthquake have been reported as of 2:27 p.m.
A representative from the Baldwin Borough Police Department said that its police station on Churchview Avenue in north Baldwin Borough was shaking, and Baldwin-Whitehall Patch food critic Roseann Vamos said that her Howard Hanna office on Route 51 in south Baldwin was also vibrating.
Jeff Healy, B-W Patch photographer, reported that his house was shaking in nearby Brentwood Borough, as well.
A message was left with the Baldwin Township Police Department, which did not respond as of 2:27 p.m. UPDATE: Baldwin Township police are now reporting that a few residents have reported shaking, as well.