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N.J. Earthquake Rocks Several Areas on Friday Morning

A N.J. earthquake rocked several areas about 35 miles outside of New York City on Friday morning. It was about 3:41 a.m. when the 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck approximately two miles north of Bernardsville, N.J. USGS geophysicist Zachery Reeves said the initial report came in from 78 people. Stuart Heiser was in N.J. visiting family in Morris Plains when the …

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Earthquake In Greece, Magnitude Over 6

Crete, in the southern part of Greece, was the recent site of an earthquake that measured a magnitude of greater than six on the Richter scale, which uses seismic energy to determine the actual amplitude or motion of the ground. There is some reported variation in the exact strength of the earthquake. According to the US Geological Survey, the specific …

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