4.1 Earthquake Hits New Jersey, Delaware

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New Jersey has experienced its second earthquake in a little more than five years.

At 4:47 p.m., many of us here in South Jersey, as well as tens of thousands of people across the tri-state area, felt a rumbling.

Within minutes, the United State Geological Survey confirmed that there was indeed a 4.1 magnitude earthquake that was centered about six miles east-northeast of Dover, Delaware.

(UPDATE: The earthquake was initially reported to be a 4.4 magnitude earthquake, which has been revised.)

People say they felt the quake in different pockets of South Jersey, including in Vineland where a resident said on Facebook that they felt their house shaking, as well as Pennsylvania.

Rumblings were felt from the Washington DC area up to New York City, with the earthquake occurring in eastern Delaware, just miles away from Dover.

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