An earthquake registered at 3.9-magnitude was monitored in Long Island, New York. The epicenter of the quake was reported by CS Monitor to be in the Atlantic Ocean, 80 miles off Southampton and east of Long Island. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the shakeup occurred around 10:45 a.m. and was at 4.1 miles deep. The latest minor quake is considered as the strongest earthquake in the area for the last 18 years.

No casualty or any serious damage to properties were reported in New York City.

The quake was felt by residents in New York City, parts of East Coast, Massachusetts and Southampton for a few seconds.

There was no Tsunami alert issued by authorities.

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