3rd Earthquake In As Many Weeks Rattles New Jersey
3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Morris County, NJ (2/4/2009)
Another Small Earthquake Rattles Central N.J. (2/15/2009)
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For the third time in three weeks, a small earthquake has rattled an area of north-central New Jersey.
No damage or injuries were reported from the 2.3 magnitude quake, which was recorded shortly before 1:42 a.m. Wednesday.
Scott DiGiralomo, a coordinator with the county's office of emergency management, says the epicenter was just over a mile outside Dover. It was felt mostly by people in Denville and Randolph.
The quake is the third to hit Morris County since Feb. 2.
A 3.0 magnitude earthquake rattled windows and alarmed residents on Feb. 2. That quake was centered in Rockaway, Dover and Morris Plains.
A 2.2 magnitude quake on Valentine's Day shook residents in Boonton and neighboring Montville.