by Cleveland19.com (WOIO)

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) -In the past week there have been three earthquakes under Lake Erie, off the coast of East Lake and Mentor, with the latest one happening Wednesday.

The first quake was Saturday Dec. 7 with a 2.6 magnitude, followed by a 1.7 on Dec. 10, and a 2.0 on Dec. 11.

Dr. David Saja, Curator of Mineralogy for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, said based on the magnitude sizes jumping around, Monday and Tuesday’s quakes were not aftershocks.

“Something is moving around down there,” Saja said.

Although we’ve had three in a week, Saja said this is normal.

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