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Small quake shakes the earth near New Bedford

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A small earthquake shook the earth this afternoon just outside of New Bedford, the US Geological Survey says.

The magnitude 2.4 temblor was centered 1 mile south-southwest of the Southeastern Massachusetts city, the USGS said.

The quake was recorded at 5:46 p.m., the agency said.

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