Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Menominee County shakeup was earthquake, says Michigan Tech researcher

By Dennis Walikainen, Michigan Tech News Senior Editor

HOUGHTON -- That shaking and loud noise experienced recently in Menominee County of Upper Michigan was indeed an earthquake, albeit a small one, according to a Michigan Tech researcher.

"The large crack and ridge were created most probably by a magnitude 1 or 2 earthquake," said Wayne Pennington, chair of Michigan Tech University's geological and mining engineering and sciences, of the events that took place Monday, Oct. 4. Read the rest of this article on the Michigan Tech News.

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