By Steve Esack Of The Morning Call
A minor earthquake rattled Lancaster County early Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The 3.3 magnitude quake hit at 12:04 a.m., according to Dale Grant, a geophysicist at the USGS's 24-hour earthquake monitoring office in Golden, Colo."We consider this a very minor event, something local," Grant said.
More than 1,000 residents called the county 911 center after feeling the tremors, according to the emergency dispatch center. No injuries were reported as of 12:30 a.m.The USGS Web site shows the quake was centered in the Salunga-Landisville area. It was felt in Philadelphia and Baltimore, too.