Earthquake Hits Carroll County
Earthquake's epicenter near Carroll/Frederick line.
An earthquake centered just outside of Westminster hit Maryland at about 5:50 a.m. Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
The epicenter of the 2.1 magnitude quake was three miles from Linganore; 11 miles from Westminster; and 13 miles from Eldersburg.
On July 16, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck Maryland about 10 miles northwest of Rockville, according to the USGS.
In August of last year, Carroll County residents felt the effects of an earthquake centered in Virginia.
The 5.8 magnitude earthquake was the largest recorded in Virginia since 1897, according to the USGS.
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