A magnitude-3.1 earthquake struck East Freehold, New Jersey, early Wednesday — rousing residents who took to social media to express their alarm at the rare event, according to a report.
The temblor shook up the area a little more than a mile southeast of the community just after 2 a.m., the US Geological Survey said on its Earthquake Hazards Program website, NJ.com reported.
The National Weather Service’s Mount Holly office said on Twitter that the quake was felt “in much of central New Jersey.”
New Yorkers in Queens and on Staten Island also reported feeling the ground shake, according to NJ.com.
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