On Wednesday, New York was hit by a 2.7 magnitude earthquake, which is very minor, according to the United States Geological
. There have been no immediate reports of damages or injuries in the state.
The earthquake had a depth of 8.7 miles and was located 7 miles east of Middleburgh and only 131 miles north of New York City.
This is not the first time a major metropolitan city experienced an earthquake- Digital Journal
reported last month that the city of Chicago witnessed another minor earthquake but measuring stronger at magnitude 3.8.
New York’s quake occurred the same day as the State of Nevada
was rocked with two simultaneous earthquakes measuring at magnitudes 3.2 and 3.9.