All distances and depths in the table are measured in miles. WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor. NJ Advance Media staff writer Len Melisurgo contributed to this report. Sign up for our weekly newsletter. Total Number of Earthquakes in Jersey Shore, PA within 30 miles. It's been an hour now, but still feeling rattled.". The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was at a depth of 7 kilometers, or 4.3 miles, and originated about 40 miles off the Brigantine coast. Trump removes head of climate science report, These Awkward Beach Photos Did Not Go As Planned, Wentworth Miller says he's 'officially' done with Prison Break and playing straight roles, Parler, MeWe downloads have spiked since the election. It was felt in much of central New Jersey. Geophysicist Robert Sanders from the USGS told PIX11 that a 3.1 quake is unlikely to have caused anything more than damaged shelves or falling picture frames. John Harvey told JSHN today that it was an experience that he’ll never forget. “It would be very surprising for us to see anything more than you know, damaged shelves or picture frames falling off of windows,” said Robert Sanders, a geophysicist with the survey. WHYY connects you to your community and the world by delivering reliable information and worthwhile entertainment. The last recorded earthquake in New Jersey before Wednesday was a 1.7 magnitude quake on Aug. 17 in Milford, New Jersey, according to the Northeast States Emergency Consortium. Earthquake Information for Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. USGS talks 3.1 mag. A earthquake registering 3.1 magnitude detected in the Central New Jersey town of East Freehold around 2 a.m. on Wednesday as most people slept, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Tell us in the comments! Twitter user @BWf34, in Freehold, said it "felt like an explosion, then shaking. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. All rights reserved (About Us). Also, sadly, it said two people got caught in a rip current in Wildwood and drowned. Jersey Shore, PA has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 2 earthquakes since 1931. The latest felt in New Jersey include a 4.1 magnitude earthquake in Nov. 2017 and a “microearthquake” in June. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.0 magnitude quake happened about 37 miles east-southeast of Brigantine in Atlantic County on Saturday morning. Eight years ago, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook the Jersey Shore . Read this: … Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said 10 years ago that we're due for at least a moderate earthquake. The 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered in the Piedmont region of Virginia struck at 1:51 p.m. On April 9, a small earthquake off the coast of Long Island in New York was felt by people in a few towns in Bergen, Mercer and Monmouth counties in New Jersey, according to incident reports from the U.S. Geological Survey. He said there have been just two other quakes over 3.0 magnitude in the area since 1970. The earthquake was centered 1.25 miles south, southeast of the center of East Freehold.
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