Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013

Earthquake New York 2013: Tremors felt in Glens Falls, Queensbury

M 2.7 minor earthquake shakes New York today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 13 km WNW of Glens Falls and 77 km N of Albany. It was 6.3 miles deep.

Tremors were felt by the people of Corinth, Fort Edward, Gansevoort, Glens Falls, Hudson Falls, Lake George, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury and South Glens Falls.

USGS had upgraded the earthquake near Glens Falls NY from magnitude 2.3 to a 2.7.

According to the Albany National Weather Service, there are no reports of damage from New York earthquake 2013.

Looking the earthquake activity in the New York City area, the largest known earthquake occurred in 1884 of magnitude approximately 5.

13:33 UTC (local time 2013-08-25 09:33 @ epicenter)

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Epicenter Location
5 km NE of Hadley, New York
13 km WNW of Glens Falls, New York
29 km N of Saratoga Springs, New York
55 km NE of Amsterdam, New York
77 km N of Albany, New York

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 25, 2013

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