Canadian earthquake jolts cities, felt in U.S.

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Updated at 12:06 p.m. ET

TORONTO Earthquakes Canada is reporting a 5.1-magnitude earthquake just west of Ottawa that was felt as far away as Toronto.

The Canadian federal agency that monitors earthquakes revised its original report, saying it registered a 5.1-magnitude temblor with an epicenter located about 13 miles northeast of Shawville, Quebec, about an hour's drive outside Ottawa.

CBS Cleveland affiliate WOIO-TV reports that the station received reports of the quake being felt in the Ohio city.

It also was felt as far west as Toronto, Canada's largest city, but no damage was immediately reported.

Twitter erupted with reports of buildings shaking in Ottawa for several seconds. Ontario's premier, who lives in Toronto, tweeted that her house was shaking.

Ontario Provincial Police in Arnprior, Ontario, not far from the epicenter, say they have received no reports of damage.

The original report said a 4.8-magnitude quake was centered near the town of Braeside, Ontario.

Detroit-area broadcasters report they got calls Friday morning from people in Ann Arbor and the suburbs of Detroit saying they felt shaking. There were no reports of damage in Michigan.

Local media outlets in northern New York say people in communities along the St. Lawrence River and as far east as Lake Champlain on the New York-Vermont border reported feeling their homes shake.

There are also reports from residents of Buffalo, N.Y., and surrounding suburbs who say they felt their houses sway and the ground shake for less than one minute. Rochester and Syracuse media outlets also report that the quake was felt in those areas.

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