An earthquake in New Jersey, United States, whose epicenter was Hunterdon County, was recorded this Friday, April 5, at 9:23 in the morning. It had a shallow depth and the movement, of 4.8, was also felt in places like New York, Connecticut and Philadelphia.

So far there have been no reports of damage from the quake in New Jersey.

I was lying in my bed and my entire apartment building started shaking. I started to go crazy“one citizen told CBS New York’s Elijah Westbrook.

That same media reported that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy ordered the activation of the State Emergency Operations Center. Additionally, he asked citizens not to call 911 unless there is a real emergency.

Philadelphia International Airport closed runways for 10 minutes after the tremor in New Jersey.

Tremor in Colombia

This Friday, April 5, an earthquake was also reported in Los Santos, Santander, with a magnitude of 4.5, and a depth of 151 km.

According to the entity’s report, The earthquake was perceived in Santander, Boyacá, Antioquia, Norte de Santander, Bolívar, Tolima and in Bogotá.


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