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Earthquake measuring 4.8 magnitude slams NY metropolitan area, New Jersey

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2024
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A 4.8 magnitude earthquake was felt across the tri-state area Friday with tremors being felt across the five boroughs and New Jersey, multiple people reported.

Tremors could also be felt across the Eastern Seaboard as far away as Schenectady, N.Y., Connecticut and Pennsylvania, where it shook dishware knocked over figurines and rattled household fixtures.

The U.S. Geological Survey said that the preliminary magnitude of 4.7 occurred near Lebanon, New Jersey. The FDNY were responding to emergency calls througout the five boroughs, but there were no initial reports of damage.

Aftershocks were possible,...

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