Small Earthquake Detected in North Country

Published 03/24 2014 12:10AM

Updated 03/24 2014 12:21AM

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - A small earthquake was detected in Northern New York Sunday night.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude 1.8 earthquake occurred around 9:30 P.M. 6 miles west-northwest of Dannemora and 19 miles west-northwest of Plattsburgh.

The Adirondack region is one of the more seismically active parts of the Northeast, according to the USGS.

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