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2.3 Magnitude Quake Hits Near Cranston, R.I.

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake occurred Wednesday morning just over a mile east Cranston, Rhode Island

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    U.S. Geological Survey

    A 2.3 magnitude earthquake occurred Wednesday morning just over a mile east of Cranston, Rhode Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

    The earthquake happened at 3:43 a.m.

    Earthquakes occur on faults within bedrock, usually miles deep, although some New England earthquakes occur at shallower depths, according to the USGS.

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