4.0 earthquake hits New England, felt in CT and Long Island

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Residents as far away as Connecticut and Long Island reported feeling a 4.0 earthquake that struck southeastern Massachusetts on Sunday morning.

The earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 centered a few miles off the coast of New Bedford in Buzzards Bay struck just after 9 a.m., according to Randy Baldwin, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center.

The earthquake struck at a depth of a little more than 9.3 miles.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Residents in Connecticut and Long Island took to social media saying they felt the 4.0 tremor.

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