Earthquake Shakes Parts Of WNY Monday 

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BUFFALO, NY (WNY News Now) — A 3.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Western New York on Monday. 

The United State Geological Survey reported the detection, with an epicenter in West Seneca, NY. 

WNY News Now viewers first reported feeling their homes shake around 6:15 a.m. 

Erie County’s Executive Mark Poloncarz said Twitter, “Just off the phone with @ErieCountyESU Dep. Commissioner Butcher who confirmed quake was felt as far north as Niagara Falls and south to Orchard Park from initial reports. It felt like a car hit my house in Buffalo. I jumped out of bed.”

Anyone who felt the quake are asked to report it to the USGS online at


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