Small earthquake rattles New Bedford area – Metro US

Small earthquake rattles New Bedford area

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If you were in the New Bedford area Thursday morning and felt a slight rumbling, then you did indeed feel an earthquake.

The Weston Observatory reported that a 1.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded at about 10:52 a.m. about 7 miles north/northwest of New Bedford, according to state officials.

“Affected people would have felt shaking and rumbling, possible a loud boom,” the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said in a statement.

The city of New Bedford said that no injuries or damage was reported.

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