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3.8 magnitude earthquake rattles Buffalo, New York, suburbs

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(BUFFALO, N.Y.) — A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the suburbs of Buffalo, New York, early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


The center of the quake was near West Seneca, officials said. Shaking was felt as far north as Niagara Falls and as far sound as south to Orchard Park, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said on Twitter.

“It felt like a car hit my house in Buffalo. I jumped out of bed,” he said.

The quake struck about 2 km east-northeast of West Seneca at 6:15 a.m., according to preliminary date from USGS officials.

There were no immediate reports of damage, Gov. Kathy Hochul said.

“My team is in touch with local officials and we will provide any support needed,” she said.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

ABC News’ Michael Kreisel and Ahmad Hemingway contributed to this report.

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