Information on August 23 earthquake

The eastern U.S. has experienced an earthquake, with a reported epicenter near Richmond, Va. There is no apparent damage to Temple facilities. Business is being conducted as usual. 

We continue to evaluate any potential problems and will update this website if the situation changes.

Call the Office of Facilities Management at (215) 204-7920 to report any damages or concerns. 

ReadyNotifyPa also reports that 911 is inundated with phone calls regarding the tremor. No reports of damage at this time in Philadelphia. Land lines are taxed and cell phone towers are on overload.  
Please refrain from calling 9-1-1 unless there is a true emergency.  

The City of Philadelphia has issued a statement regarding the earthquake and assessing the condition of privately owned properties.