Digital Geodata Series
DGS04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered In New Jersey
(780 KB). Updated 7-21-2014
The New Jersey Geological Survey Digital Geodata Series DGS04-1 download contains
a (GIS) point dataset in an ESRI shapefile which has data of earthquakes that
had epicenters in New Jersey. This shapefile has 183 earthquakes with epicenters
in New Jersey. Most are minor with magnitudes ranging from 0.4 to 5.3 and depths
up to 25 km below sea level. Earthquakes with magnitude of 0 (zero) implies
that the magnitude is unkown.
Added County and Municipality information for each earthquake.
Following earthquake added since July 8, 2014 version:
1) 4 km SW of Ringwood, NJ on 07-18-2014, 11:43 (EDT), Magnitude 1.2, Depth 5 km.
The ESRI shapefile, database files are combined with FGDC
compliant metadata and Adobe™ PDF document njearthquakes.pdf (listing of the epicenters with a map and metadata) in a compressed 'zip' file, dgs04-1.zip.
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