New Jersey, New York City rocked by 4.8 earthquake


Important Takeaways:

  • The earthquake was centered near Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
  • A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the Northeast Friday morning, shaking buildings from Philadelphia to New Jersey to New York City to Connecticut to Westchester, New York.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport are all on a ground stop while runways are inspected for damage.
  • The New York City mayor’s office said there’s no immediate reports of damage in the city but crews are still assessing the impacts.
  • Cars at the Holland Tunnel between New Jersey and Manhattan are being temporarily held so the tunnel can be inspected, according to the Port Authority.

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