Earthquake Strikes 150 Miles From Harlem

April 9, 2019

An earthquake sent tremors across the seafloor just miles off the New York coast Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2019, scientists said reports Patch.

The magnitude 3.0 quake was recorded at 6:22 a.m. 37.9 miles southeast of Southampton on Long Island – which is about 100 miles from Harlem, New York – according to a report from the United States Geological Survey.

According to the Richter Scale, anything between a 3.0 and 3.9 is considered to be a “minor” tremor.

Early reports showed that three people on the island – two in Sayville and one in Rocky Point – reported feeling the earthquake, according to USGS.


There were no reports of the tremors being felt in NYC. You can submit your own “Felt It” report here.

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