Earthquake shakes parts of New York and New Jersey

Earthquake Shakes Parts of New York and New Jersey

A rare earthquake shook parts of New York and New Jersey Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, a 2.1 magnitude earthquake could be felt in Sloatsburg, New York and Suffern, New York just 35 miles north of New York City.

The quake originated in Ringwood, New Jersey, where it measured in at 2.24 on The Richter Scale.

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The earthquake likely occurred along the Ramapo Fault, which runs through New Jersey from Pennsylvania to New York State.

There have been no reported injuries or damages at this time.

The last earthquake strong enough to be felt in New Jersey occurred last August and measured in at a magnitude of 2.7.

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