TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Did you feel it? Chances are, probably not.
Officials say a very small earthquake in central New Jersey has caused no damage or injuries.READ MORE: Hundreds Of Metropolitan Opera Stagehands, Musicians, Other Union Members Rally Amid Bitter Contract Dispute
The U.S. Geological Survey’s national information center says the 1.9-magnitude quake occurred at 7:13 a.m. Saturday. It hit in an area about 17 miles east/southeast of Trenton.
A small number of people in some western Monmouth County and northern Ocean County towns say they felt the quake in their homes. But for most residents, the event was completely unnoticed.READ MORE: Basic Agreement Reached To Avert Connecticut Nursing Homes Strike
Experts say earthquakes in New Jersey are rare and usually small when they do occur.
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