Magnitude 2.0 earthquake strikes south of New Bedford

Magnitude 2.0 earthquake strikes south of New Bedford
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BLISS CORNER, Mass. — Two weeks after an earthquake was felt across southern New England, a smaller quake hit near the same area on Sunday south of New Bedford, Massachusetts.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.0 earthquake struck at 12:48 a.m. on Sunday nearly 5 miles (8 km) south southwest of Bliss Corner in Dartmouth.

The depth of the earthquake was recorded at 3.6 miles (5.8 km).