June 23, 2010

Raw video - Earthquake hits Canada during a live televised news segament

An earthquake from Canada sent its tremors across the border Wednesday, swaying New York-area residents and prompting countless phone calls to fire departments across the region.
The tremors stemmed from a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in southern Ontario. New York City officials said a flurry of calls came in from Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens, all with questions or details about the shaking and swaying.
"There have been too many to count," said city fire department spokesman Matt Coppeto of the phone calls, which started shortly before 2 p.m. He said there were no injuries reported and that the shaking was mild at best. Read full story
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