DAYTONA, Florida - A small, rare earthquake was recorded off the east coast of Florida late Saturday.
CBS affiliate WKMG reports the United States Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.7 earthquake was recorded off Daytona at about 8 p.m. Saturday. The quake was centered about 100 miles east-northeast of Daytona Beach Shores.
While Florida has its share of worries from natural disasters, earthquakes are incredibly rare.
WKMG reports: "In 1879, residents of St. Augustine reported shaking that damaged plaster walls and knocked items from shelves. In 1880, shocks from an earthquake near Cuba shook the Keys, tumbling buildings in Key West. In 1948, an earthquake rattled Captiva Island near Fort Myers. Residents described hearing sounds like explosions in the distance."