Buffalo, New York, area is hit with the strongest earthquake in 40 years

A 3.8-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning near Buffalo, New York

Which is the strongest recorded in the area in 40 years

The quake hit 1.24 miles east-northeast of West Seneca...

With a depth of 1.86 miles, around 6:15 a.m

Since 1983, there have been 24 earthquakes above magnitude 2.5 in the West Seneca region

Monday’s being the largest so far in the area

Around the globe, an initial 7.8-magnitude earthquake in southeastern Turkey...

Which was followed hours later by a 7.5-magnitude quake

That shook buildings and killed more than 3,600 people in the country and neighboring Syria