Magnitude 1.3 earthquake recorded in Morris County

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ (Morris County) – A small earthquake occurred Saturday afternoon in Morris Plains, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was reported shortly before 2:00 p.m., had a 1.3 magnitude and a depth of 6 kilometers, or about 3.7 miles. The epicenter was reported near the intersection Leamoor Dr and Sun Valley Way.

There were no reports of any damage.

Last year, four earthquakes occurred in February. A 1.6 magnitude quake occurred in Bloomingdale and three small quakes registering from a .1 to a .6 occurred in Kinnelon.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook







(Photo Credit: USGS)