- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 30, 2017

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake shook the mid-Atlantic at 4:47 p.m. EST Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting.

Earlier the agency issued a preliminary report registered the temblor at a 5.1 magnitude.

USGS says the epicenter of 10 kilometers east-northeast of Dover, Delaware, at a depth of 8 kilometers.

According to USGS, the earthquake was reported by its website visitors to have been felt as far north as Vermont and as far south as North Carolina.

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