USGS: Meteor causes 2.0-magnitude earthquake in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (WMTV and WILX) -- A meteor seen across the Great Lakes area caused a 2.0 magnitude earthquake Tuesday night.

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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the meteor and earthquake happened around 8:10 p.m. (EST). The USGS says the earthquake happened 8 kilometers west of New Haven, Michigan.


There have also been reports of an explosion. Ingham County Officials say there is no indication that anything landed on the ground or caused any damage.

Sightings are being reported from Grand Rapids to Detroit.