Earthquakes a ‘constant’ in N.Y., with most recent striking this week, report says
By Michael O’Brien | mo’firstname.lastname@example.orgUpdated Jul 16, 2021; Posted Jul 16, 2021
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The United States Geological Survey is reporting that a 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit Massena, N.Y., this week, and it is one of many recent earthquakes in the state, according to a recent report.
The Times Union reported that this most recent earthquake struck on Wednesday, July 14, at a depth of about three miles and contained the greatest magnitude of any since November. However, earthquakes are still being reported at a constant rate statewide, and are a “constant” in New York, according to the media outlet.
The Massena earthquake took place at 11:35 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, at a depth of about three miles. Initial reports showed no initial damage or injuries due to the quake.
Statewide, between 1737 and 2016, New York has been rattled by 551 earthquakes, according to the Times Union.
More information about the Massena earthquake can be found on the United States Geological Survey’s website.