Minor earthquake near Cornwall

In this graphic from Natural Resources Canada, a star marks the epicenter of a magnitude 2.9 earthquake that struck the region on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. The quake was quick and sharp rattle for area residents. (Natural Resources Canada via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – No, that wasn’t a large truck rumbling by Tuesday morning.

The region was hit by a minor earthquake this morning about 18 kilometers below ground.

The quake was centered in Northern New York State, about 10 kilometers southwest of Cornwall, Ont.

It came in as a magnitude 2.9 and hit at 9:19 a.m., according to Natural Resources Canada.

There are no reports of damage.

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