Magnitude-5.5 earthquake in Canada felt in Mich.


The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada. Residents across lower Michigan including the Lansing area reported feeling the ground shaking Wednesday. There are no reports
of damage.

Detroit police spokeswoman Yvette Walker tells The Associated Press that police personnel on the upper floors of the downtown headquarters reported feeling the quake.

There also are reports that it shook buildings across upstate New York and into Canada and Vermont. People from Buffalo to Albany and north to Massena on the St. Lawrence River say pets were startled and plates rattled at about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday.

The USGS said the quake occurred at a depth of 9.8 miles at 1:41 p.m. EDT.