2.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Northern Westchester

Courtesy Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University ldeo.columbia.edu

If you were in northern Westchester around 6:14am yesterday morning you might have felt a small earthquake. A 2.2 magnitude temblor was reported about 3 miles north-northwest of Mohegan Lake. Won-Young Kim is a Senior Research Scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in Palisades, and says earthquakes are not uncommon in this region…

Audio: Won-Young Kim

The quake’s epicenter was in Crofts Corner in Putnam Valley. There were no reports of injuries or any damage.

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