Date: February 28, 1925
Location: Southeastern Quebec, Canada
The Sunday Sentinel and Milwaukee Telegram of Sunday, March 1, 1925, page 1.
QUAKE SHAKES CITY; ROCKS EAST, MID-WEST.
HIGH BUILDINGS TEETER IN TIME TO EARTH'S JARS.
Apartment Residents Feel Floors Quiver, See Furniture Sway; All Eastern U. S. Affected; Little Damage Reported.
A series of earthquake shocks of varying intensity swept through the entire eastern and middle western sections of the United States last night between 8:25 and 9 o'clock, causing confusion and alarm in nearly all large cities, but doing no serious damage, so far as has been learned. Milwaukee felt the earth tremors distinctly, but less severely than in cities further south and east, where panic resulted in many cases.
City Feels Jarring. Windows Are Rattled.
Milwaukee escaped with a comparatively light shock between 8:25 and 8:45, although persons in high buildings noticed the disturbance. Chairs were moved, table lamps were shaken, windows were rattled and distinct shaking sensations were felt. Owing to the fact that the seismograph at Marquette University was out of commission, no record of the extent of the shock here was obtainable last night.