What! Residents Report Feeling an Earthquake Today in Ocean County!
Wow! an earthquake has been reported this morning (Wednesday) in South Jersey! According to Channel 11 PIX in New York, the quake was reported Wednesday morning by the U.S. Geological Survey which said: "the 2.4 magnitude quake occurred just before 8 a.m. about two miles from Tuckerton, New Jersey in Ocean County and about 15 miles away from Atlantic City."
I spoke with my wife April who confirmed the earthquake was definitely felt in Ocean County in the Tuckerton/Little Egg Harbor area as our house shook and some plates and decorations actually fell. Nothing serious as far as damage but a good shake non-the-less.
Not something we are used to here in Ocean County, but wow that's a little shake measuring 2.4 on the richer scale. It appears that several towns in Southern Ocean County did feel this minor earthquake. It wasn’t a huge quake, but remember for many of us we have never felt any quake big or small…..so today was a story, earthquake in New Jersey. We probably have many small tremors but today we actually felt the incident and saw things actually move….even if just a plate or cup. Guess we are very lucky we don’t live in places like California.
Did YOU feel the Ocean County Earthquake? Share your experience with us and post comments below ....
We will have more in future reports on the quake which hit South Jersey Wednesday Morning.
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