A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from East Freehold in New Jersey. Id of earthquake: us7000bk7f. Event ids that are associated: us7000bk7f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:00:13 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 06:00:13 / September 9, 2020 @ 6:00 am. Exact location of event, longitude -74.2456 West, latitude 40.2621 North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from New York City (c. 8 175 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Brooklyn (c. 2 300 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Borough of Queens (c. 2 272 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Manhattan (c. 1 487 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from The Bronx (c. 1 385 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Collingswood, Mount Vernon (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SSE of East Freehold, New Jersey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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