A 3.1 magnitude earthquake occurred near Freehold, NJ at about 2 am on September 9, 2020, according to USGS.
The event is considered minor. Property damage and injuries are not expected.
The epicenter is reported to be near the corner of Kozloski Rd and Burlington Rd, south of Colts Neck road in Freehold.
I know I can be a sound sleeper, but really it takes an earthquake to rattle me out of bed? Epicenter almost in corner of Kozloski rd and Burlington rd , South of Colts Neck Road in Freehold. pic.twitter.com/MFrN3UPemo— James Gregorio (@JamesGWeather) September 9, 2020
The confirmed 3.1 magnitude earthquake in Freehold— Monmouth County Sheriff's Office (@MonmouthSheriff) September 9, 2020
which was felt throughout Mon Co &beyond was in very close proximity to the #MCSONJ’s 911 Communications Ctr on Kozloski Rd. There was no interruption of service or damage to system and no reported injuries from residents. pic.twitter.com/XK3dJ7P3zX
M3.1 #earthquake #NewJersey Higher felt intensity than predictions and strong high-frequencies on seismograms (even in displacement, lower trace) suggest a “high-stress drop” earthquake – fracture in very rigid rock.https://t.co/vHpiIJdxhUhttps://t.co/oImxEKWIkn pic.twitter.com/hzqo6FwXna— Anthony Lomax 😷🇪🇺🌍 (@ALomaxNet) September 9, 2020