(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake originating in eastern Virginia was felt in southeast Indiana Tuesday afternoon.
The quake struck about 1:53, causing the evacuation of buildings, floors to shake for about five seconds, and social media to become a sounding board.
Eagle 99.3 listeners in Dearborn, Ohio, Switzerland, and Ripley counties as well as Harrison, Ohio reported feeling the tremors.
Workers said the Dearborn County Courthouse in Lawrenceburg was evacuated as a precaution.
"I was home in Aurora, taking a catnap and the shaking woke me up," listener Jamie Smither said on our Facebook page.
Others reported that they did not feel anything.
The earthquake was felt as far away as Canada.