A magnitude 3.7 earthquake has struck near Daytona Beach, Florida, says the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake, which was centered about 100 miles off the coast, was a rare occurrence for the region, reported the USGS.


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Florida is not considered to be a state that is subject to earthquakes and only several minor shocks have occurred in the state. Only one earthquake has caused damage in Florida, according to the USGS. h/t wesh

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While quakes off the Central Florida coast are rare, USGS data shows a similarly weak earthquake registered in the same area last month.