Earthquake recorded near Woonsocket

Earthquake recorded near Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – According to the US Geological Survey, a small earthquake was recorded this afternoon near the city.

The agency says that a 1.7-magnitude temblor shook the earth one mile north-northeast of Woonsocket at 1:38 p.m.

The quake is considered very small in magnitude and is unlikely to have caused damage, or to have been felt by many people.