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After the earthquake, a new aftershock of magnitude 4 occurred in the NY region

After the earthquake, a new aftershock of magnitude 4 occurred in the NY region

This Friday, the 5th, a new earthquake was felt in the New York region around 6pm Brasilia time.

5 Apr
2024
– 8:50 p.m

(Updated at 9:04 p.m.)

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake was reported in New York; Videos show the tremors:

After a magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck the New York region of the United States, a magnitude 4 earthquake was felt at the same location on Friday afternoon on the 5th.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the new quake struck around 6pm Brasilia time and hit the same area as the previous one.

This time, the earthquake was reported in Gladstone, New Jersey, about 80 kilometers west of Manhattan, New York. According to US officials, no 'major damage' was recorded after the quake.

A map shows the area affected by the earthquake in the United States

A map shows the area affected by the earthquake in the United States

Photo: Disclosure/USGS

Additional data from the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) indicated that the quake struck at a depth of 9.4 kilometers.

to the newspaper The New York Times, USGS researcher Kishore Jaiswal said aftershocks are expected after a large earthquake. “It's likely to happen in a few days to a week.” He also warns that another earthquake of equal or greater magnitude is likely to occur later.

New York

New York

Photo: Getty Images

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