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Rare Earthquake Hits New Jersey

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    An unusual and mild earthquake struck in New Jersey on Saturday, officials said. (Published Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016)

    An unusual and mild earthquake rumbled in parts of New Jersey on Saturday, officials said.

    The 2.1-magnitude shake-up hit Ringwood, New Jersey, at 12:58 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey.

    The earthquake could be felt in Sloatsburg and Suffern, according to the Suffern Police Department.

    There was no reported damage to people or property, Ringwood police said.


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