New Jersey Earthquake Shakes Things Up Friday Morning

by Peter Candia
NJ earthquake

There was an earthquake in New Jersey around 10:25 a.m. on Friday morning. The earthquake was felt across much of North and Central Jersey. The magnitude has not been reported yet, but it is likely between 4.0 and 5.0. Preliminary estimates say 4.7 to 4.8.

At around 10:25 a.m., a the earthquake began, which lasted around 10 seconds. According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake centered in Whitehouse Station, NJ.  Most people reported the floors of their homes or offices shaking. Outside, the earthquake was visibly present in bushes and trees shaking, appearing almost as if they were undergoing high winds.

It has yet to be reported if there has been any significant damage due to the instance. The NJ earthquake comes just days after Taiwan experienced a massively detrimental earthquake of their own.

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Peter Candia is the Food + Drink Editor at New Jersey Digest. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, Peter found a passion for writing midway through school and never looked back. He is a former line cook, server and bartender at top-rated restaurants in the tri-state area. In addition to food, Peter enjoys politics, music, sports and anything New Jersey.

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