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Earthquake Rattles Parts Of New Jersey, Pennsylvania

MILFORD, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Did you feel it? A small earthquake was felt early Thursday in parts of northwestern New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania, though no damage or injuries were reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.1 magnitude quake occurred just before 7 a.m. in Milford, New Jersey, the same area where a smaller quake had occurred in August.

Thursday's earthquake was felt throughout most of Hunterdon County in New Jersey and in parts of Bucks and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania, officials said.

Roughly a dozen people reported that the tremor shook their houses but didn't cause any damage.

Some took to social media after feeling the earthquake.

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake was observed at 6:55 am this morning near Milford, New Jersey. Did you feel it?

Posted by Hunterdon County Weather on Thursday, December 3, 2020

A 1.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in Milford on Aug. 19. No injuries or damage was reported in that earthquake.

(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)


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