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Small Earthquake Rattles Ringwood New Jersey


Residents in the northern New Jersey town of Ringwood awoke to a small earthquake early Saturday morning according to the National Earthquake Information Center.

The temblor, with a magnitude of about 2.1, struck at around 1 a.m. and was centered in the Ringwood area but was reportedly felt as far as Brooklyn NY according to reports.

The quake was approximately 3 miles below ground and also had residents from Tuxedo and Suffern New York contact authorities.

Ringwood police say there are no reports of damage.

Officials from the National Earthquake Information Center says the last earthquake in New Jersey had a 2.2 magnitude and was recorded in mid August 2015 near Bernardsville.