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A small earthquake hit near Mifflintown on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake shook part of Central Pennsylvania on Wednesday night.

The United States Geological Survey reported the quake happened about 8:30 p.m. about 11 miles southwest of Mifflintown. That's about 70 miles from Lancaster.

A Lancaster County-Wide Communications supervisor said the center received one call from a person in West Lampeter asking if there had been an earthquake.

According to, eight earthquakes happened in Pennsylvania in the last year.

Lancaster has felt its share of earthquakes: 

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