The earthquake struck New York and the surrounding area

An earthquake shook the densely populated New York area on Friday morning. According to the US Geological Survey. The tremors occurred at 10:20 local time.

The US Geological Survey reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was near Whitehouse Station in New Jersey, 40 miles west of New York City. According to apnews.com, there were reports of buildings shaking and creaking from New Jersey to Long Island.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul She reported on X that her team is assessing the effects of the earthquake. She promised residents to keep them informed. The New York Fire Department also issued a statement. Services said there are no reports of damage at this time.

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New York Mayor Eric Adams was notified of the earthquake, said his spokesman Fabian Levy. He added: “Although there are no reports of serious effects at this time, investigations are still ongoing.”

Transferring resident accounts. Recordings also appeared

At a café in lower Manhattan, customers noticed that table tops were shaking, as were the plates placed on them. “I noticed that the door was shaking on the frame,” said India Hayes, a barista, quoted by apnews.com. She added: “I was sure it couldn't be a real earthquake.”

A number of recordings have appeared on X's website. One shows the live show crew feeling the tremors. It is also visible in shaky camera.

Even more impressive is the video recorded by a car camera on a New York street.

Friday's tremors brought back memories of the earthquake of August 23, 2011Which shocked tens of millions of people from Georgia to Canada. The 5.8-magnitude quake was the strongest to hit the East Coast since World War II. The epicenter of the earthquake was in Virginia.

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