3.1 magnitude earthquake hits Central Jersey USGS

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As published in the video page by News Guide: EAST FREEHOLD, N. J. — A earthquake registering 3.1 magnitude was detected Wednesday morning in the Central New Jersey town of Freehold, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS referred to the quake as a ”small tremor” at around 2 a.m. Wednesday but that it was felt in much of Central Jersey. The United States Geological Survey also detected the earthquake. The depth of the quake was reported at 5 kilometers. There are no reports yet of any damage or injuries due to the earthquake. Twitter user @BWf34, in Freehold, said it ”felt like an explosion, then shaking. No obvious damage to house. Woke up the entire family.”Twitter user @arorasa, in East Windsor, said the ”whole house shook. It’s been an hour now, but still feeling rattled.”Geophysicist Robert Sanders with the USGS spoke with the PIX11 Morning News about the likely damage of a quake this size and the history of quakes in the state:USGS talks 3.1 mag. earthquake in New JerseyThe last recorded earthquake in New Jersey before today was a 1.7 magnitude quake on Aug. 17 in Milford, New Jersey, according to the Northeast States Emergency Consortium. The strongest quake with an epicenter in New Jersey was a magnitude 4.8 earthquake back on Aug. 23, 1938 near Trenton. Copyright 2020 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Sign up for the Headlines Newsletter and receive up to date information.\n\nAll data is taken from the source: http://pix11.com\nArticle Link: https://www.pix11.com/weather/3-1-magnitude-earthquake-registered-in-central-jersey\n\n#Earthquake #newsus #newsworldfox #newsworldtoday #newsworldabc #usanewstoday #

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