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Map shows where a 2.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Garrison, New  York, on July 5, 2014. (Credit: United States Geological Survey)

‘Micro Earthquake’ Shakes Putnam County

The Lamont-Doherty Cooperative Seismographic Network says a 2.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:46 in a heavily wooded area of Garrison.

07/06/2014

USGS says a 2.5-magnitude earthquake hit at around 10:46 a.m. in Hudson Highlands in the Hudson Valley. (Credit: CBS 2)

USGS: ‘Micro-Earthquake’ Hits Hudson Valley

Seismologists said the quake registered at a 2.5-magnitude when it hit at around 10:46 a.m. It was about 3 miles below ground, they said.

07/05/2014

People wait in high areas after hearing a tsunami alert following a quake in Iquique, 1800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on March 16, 2014. A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake jolted Chile's northwestern coast Sunday, US geologists said, though there were no immediate reports of major damage or injuries. AFP PHOTO / ALDO SOLIMANO        (Photo credit should read Aldo Solimano/AFP/Getty Images)

Magnitude-8.2 Earthquake Strikes Northern Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 and struck 61 miles northwest of Iquique, Chile, at 8:46 p.m.

04/01/2014

Seismograph.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Small Earthquake Felt In Parts Of Connecticut

The 2.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded Friday morning and centered about 2 miles east of Conning Towers-Nautilus Park in Groton.

12/03/2013

Morris County Earthquake Map

Small Earthquake Shakes Up Morris County, N.J.

In a shaky end to the first weekend of summer, a small earthquake struck Sunday in Morris County, N.J.

06/23/2013

AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.

06/10/2013

Men on Wall Street check their phones after a 5.8 earthquake struck on Aug 23, 2011 (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

It’s The First Anniversary Of The East Coast Earthquake

An 5.8 magnitude earthquake that came from three to four miles beneath a central Virginia town of fewer than 500 people sent out shockwaves to millions.

08/23/2012

CBS 2's Lou Young

Through A New York Eye: CBS 2’s Lou Young Looks Back On 2011

The eye remembers the strangest things; Like news itself, not always the most important or profound.

01/02/2012

A woman runs in her wedding dress from a courthouse when an earthquake struck - New York, NY - Aug 23, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 4 – Earthquake

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 and with number 4, and a rarity.

12/29/2011

Atlantic City Map (credit: CBS 2)

Scientist Says NJ Vibrations Not From Earthquake Saturday

People in the southern part of the state reported feeling the ground vibrate at about 10 a.m. Saturday.

12/10/2011

A devasted area is seen prior to the sixth month anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and massive tsunami on September 10, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.  (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)

NJ Couple To Hold 5K Run To Raise Money For Japan Quake, Tsunami Victims

A north Jersey couple with ties to Japan have put together a benefit 5K run on Sunday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City to raise money to help Japan’s recovery efforts.

10/29/2011

Riza Atas (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers With Ties To Turkey React To Quake

“We’re still watching many buildings fell down. We feel very bad. We’re watching what’s going on there,” said Brooklyn resident Riza Atas.

10/23/2011

A man goes fishing across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NRDC, Riverkeeper Look At Replacement Options For For Indian Point

An environmental group says that if the Indian Point nuclear plant suffered an accident like the one in Japan, the consequences could be worse.

10/17/2011

This garage was washed down to Main Street in Prattsville from a block away.  A Greene County Sheriff's vehicle parked inside was heavily damaged. (credit: Tony Aiello, CBS 2)

An Earthquake And A Hurricane, Once In A Lifetime? Maybe Not

Hurricane Irene hit the Tri-State area just days after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Virginia and rolled its way across the Northeast, leaving many wondering if it was a once in a lifetime occurrence.

09/01/2011

People stand in a square outside the courthouse after an earthquake was felt in New York on August 23, 2011 causing buildings to be evacuated. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Many New Yorkers Wondering About Strength, Safety Of City Buildings After 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake

There was no serious damage to structures within the five boroughs from Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake, but what if a stronger quake hit?

08/24/2011

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