It was primarily felt six miles south-southeast of Warrensburg, near Glens Falls. Residents of Fort Edward, Corinth, Queensbury, Hudson Falls, Lake George and Lake Luzerne also reported feeling ground movement.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake took place at a depth of about 6.3 miles at 9:33 a.m. EDT.
Recent earthquakes on the Eastern Seaboard include the 5.9 quake that hit Virginia in August 2011 and a 4.0 quake in Maine in 2012.
There are currently no reports of damage or injury.