Small earthquake detected near Providence

This quake follows similar small earthquakes in eastern Connecticut earlier this year.

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island. (WWLP) – A small earthquake was detected by seismographs early Wednesday morning in Rhode Island.

According to the USGS, the 2.3 magnitude quake occurred at 3:43am Wednesday and weak movement was felt by some counties in and around the Providence area.

At this time there’s no reports of damage.

In early January, a series or “swarm” of earthquakes rattled some residents in nearby eastern Connecticut. Those earthquakes were also small.

Stay with 22News as we continue to follow this story and if any other quakes follow.


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