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Digital Geodata Series
DGS04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered In New Jersey

IMAGE METADATA(788 KB). Updated 9-04-2014


Abstract

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 184 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.

Following earthquake added since July 21, 2014 version:

1) 2 km S of Park Ridge, NJ on 09-03-2014, 06:47 (EDT), Magnitude 1.27, Depth 14 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.


This Sample Image is for illustration purposes only.

Earthquakes Epicentered in NJ


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