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Earthquake Shakes South Coast, MA

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There are TWO earthquakes being reported within two minutes of each other.

First, According to to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Earthquake Center there was a M2.4 earthquake at 5:46 p.m. about 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford.

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Source: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000mnk4#summary.

Second, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported a 4.1 magnitude earthquake at 17:48 hours off the coast of Nantucket.

Source: New England Incident Alerts

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