Small earthquake rattles parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania Thursday morning

A small earthquake rattled parts of northwestern New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania.

News 12 Staff

Dec 3, 2020, 11:12 PM

Updated 1,291 days ago

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A small earthquake rattled parts of northwestern New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania Thursday morning.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 2.1 magnitude quake occurred just before 7 a.m. in Milford, the same area where a smaller quake had occurred in August.
The earthquake was felt throughout most of Hunterdon County and in parts of Bucks and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania.
Roughly a dozen people reported that the tremor shook their houses, but didn’t cause any damage.
A 1.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in Milford on Aug. 19. No injuries or damage was reported in that earthquake.
No damage or injuries were reported in Thursday’s quake.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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