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Earthquake Rattles RI After Magnitude 4.7 Temblor In NJ

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2024
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PROVIDENCE, RI — An earthquake Friday morning in central New Jersey sent shockwaves across southern New England, including in Rhode Island, according to the National Weather Service. The magnitude 4.7 near Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, struck at about 10:25 a.m. A few seconds of shaking followed in many locations across Rhode Island. Providence resident Ben Edelson said he felt the earthquake while working remotely in his downtown studio apartment. "It happened at the same time a large gust of wind hit my windows, so it almost felt like my apartment...

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