Earthquake Registered in Morristown

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Credits: USGS
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MORRISTOWN,N.J.- Monday evening an earthquake was registered in Morristown. According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake measured 1.7 magnitude with a depth of 5 km. The exact location was mapped at 2km south south west of Morristown. Earthquakes measuring 2.0 magnitude or below are generally not felt by the public, but registered and measured locally. These are called microquakes, according to the USGS. 

Over the past couple of  years, New Jersey has experienced microquakes meausring from one to 2.6 magnitude. The USGS measured a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia in 2011, that was felt in New Jersey, but no major damage occured.

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