Digital Geodata Series
DGS04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered In New Jersey
(781 KB). Updated 8-9-2016
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 197 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.
The following earthquakes added since August 1, 2016 version:
1) 2 km N of Wanaque, NJ on 08-8-2016, 22:01:45 (EDT), Magnitude 1.0, Depth 5.61 km.
2) 1 km N of Butler, NJ on 08-8-2016, 22:33:00 (EDT), Magnitude 0.54, Depth 1.62 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.
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