2.4 magnitude earthquake felt in New Jersey

An earthquake of a 2.4 magnitude was felt in New Jersey on Wednesday.

The earthquake, which happened shortly after 6:50 a.m., had a depth of 5 kilometers. 

The epicenter of the earthquake was Tuckerton, NJ and was felt as far as Trenton. 

According to officials, a 2.4 magnitude earthquake is usually not felt but can be recorded by a seismograph. 

Roughly 100 people reported feeling the earthquake, with most of the reports coming from nearby Little Egg Harbor Township. 

The earthquake is the first one reported in New Jersey in more than six months.

The Associated Press contributed to the report. 



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