Magnitude 4.4 quake strikes Delaware: USGS

The quake was centred 4.8km from Little Creek, Delaware, and was felt in Philadelphia in the neighbouring state of Pennsylvania.
The quake was centred 4.8km from Little Creek, Delaware, and was felt in Philadelphia in the neighbouring state of Pennsylvania.PHOTO: USGS

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - A magnitude 4.4 quake struck Delaware on Thursday (Nov 30), the US Geological Survey said.

The quake, rare in the US north-east, was previously reported at magnitude 5.1.

It was centred 4.8km from Little Creek, Delaware, and was felt in Philadelphia in the neighbouring state of Pennsylvania, some 91km from the epicentre.

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