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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near East Freehold in New Jersey

Earthquake location 40.2621S, -74.2456WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.2456° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.2621° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SSE of East Freehold, New Jersey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-09 06:00:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-09 06:15:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 463 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 370 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.485 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bk7f Id of event.
Event Code 7000bk7f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bk7f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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