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Microearthquake recorded south of Lockport

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Posted at 8:49 PM, Nov 29, 2014
and last updated 2015-11-24 20:45:52-05

A 1.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded about four miles west of Lockport at 6:27 p.m. Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

According to the USGS any earthquake that registers 2.0 or less on the Richter scale is a microearthquake and is not felt.

7 Eyewitness News contacted the Niagara County Sheriff's Department and the Lockport police and both agencies report there were no injuries, damage or calls about the tremor.