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Digital Geodata Series
DGS04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered In New Jersey

IMAGE METADATAUpdated 4-24-2019


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 205 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 November 15, 2018 version:

1) 0.6 km S of Clifton, NJ on 4-12-2019, 15:38:01 (EST), Magnitude 1.83, Depth 5.2 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,

This Sample Image is for illustration purposes only.

Earthquakes Epicentered in NJ

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