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Earthquake in Massachusetts felt in Connecticut, parts of Long Island

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Posted at 10:30 AM, Nov 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-08 14:31:19-05

BLISS CORNER, Mass. — An earthquake rattled Massachusetts Sunday morning and was felt in Connecticut and parts of Long Island as well, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was centered about 5.5 miles southwest of Bliss Corner in Massachusetts. It was recorded around 9:10 a.m., according to the USGS. The agency initially said it was a 4.0-magnitude quake but later downgraded it.

Folks in Connecticut and on Long Island took to Twitter Sunday morning to report they felt the quake.