WATD-FM Managing Editor Christine James and Reporter Steven Dodrill were in the station’s newsroom and describe the events as a shaking or tremor that lasted no more than a minute.
WATD has reports of shaking all over the South Shore, Cape Cod, Western MA, and Boston.
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“People in New England, and in its geological extension southward through Long Island, have felt small earthquakes and suffered damage from infrequent larger ones since colonial times,” according to the USGS website. “Moderately damaging earthquakes strike somewhere in the region every few decades, and smaller earthquakes are felt roughly twice a year.”