Earthquake in Garden State: No Harm Done

Many people in New Jersey felt Tuesday’s earthquake, but it was not as bad as what was experienced in Virginia. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Larry Ragonese says the tremor only registered a magnitude of about 2.0 in the Garden State. He says it caused quite a scare for many people but no harm in New Jersey.”We have inspected all the major facilities in the state: the nuclear power plants, major dams, pipelines, chemical plants, and things of that nature, and everything is looking good. There have been no reports of any problems at any major facilities,” he said.Ragonese says earthquakes actually occur frequently in New Jersey.  There have been five of them this year, but most of them are not strong enough for people to notice.

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