EASTERN SHORE, Va. (WAVY) – The Eastern Shore was hit with a 2.6 magnitude earthquake Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake took place around 8:21 p.m. about 18 miles east of Greenbackville off the coast of the northern part of Virginia’s Eastern Shore near the Maryland border. The USGS reported the earthquake’s depth at just under 7 miles.

WAVY meteorologist Ricky Matthews said quakes of this magnitude are typically too weak to feel.