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Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits off of Long Island

Posted at 1:52 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 13:53:44-04

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was recorded off the coast of Long Island on Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was recorded off the coast of Long Island about 33 miles southeast of Southhampton. (USGS)

The quake happened about 33 miles southeast of Southhampton at 7:22 a.m, according to the USGS. The seismic activity had a depth of about 4.4 miles.

So far, 27 people have reported they felt the earthquake, USGS reports. A magnitude 3.0 tremor can be felt “only by a few persons at rest, especially on upper floors of buildings.”

There have been no reports of injuries or damage.

On March 1, there was a 2.3 magnitude quake near Charlestown, Rhode Island and on May 25, 2018 there was a 1.8 magnitude earthquake in Hillcrest, New York.