Mag. 3.9 quake reported off Delmarva

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a Mag. 3.9 undersea earthquake at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, centered off the continental shelf 181 miles southeast of New York City. That's roughly 200 miles east northeast of Ocean City, MD.

The tremor occured an estimated 5 km beneath the ocean bottom. It was reportedly felt by residents of Long Island. Anyone on Delmarva feel this one? Leave a comment and let us know.

UPDATE: The USGA has revised the initial report. Geologists now say the quake was 122 miles east southeast of New York City, and 189 miles northeast of Ocean City, Md., at the edge of the continental shelf and 6 km beneath the surface.

(USGS map)

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