"Moderate" Earthquake rumbles through Northeast

04/20/02 12:00AM VPR news staff

Saturday morning at 6:51 an earthquake shook the Northeast for about 30 seconds. The National Earthquake Information Center reports that the earthquake magnitude was 5.1 on the Richter scale, centered 15 miles Southwest of Plattsburgh, NY.

Related Links
Bulletin from National Earthquake Information Center
National Earthquake Information Center Home Page
Report on seismic vulnerability of Vermont from Vt. Agency of Natural Resources.
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