Earthquake occurs in Newfane

(Photo courtesy of USGS)

NEWFANE, N.Y. (WIVB) — An earthquake happened around 3:21 a.m. Wednesday in Newfane.

The 2.0 magnitude earthquake occurred 7.3 miles from Lockport and almost 19 miles from Tonawanda.

MORE | Find more information on the earthquake here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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