Magnitude 4.1 quake strikes DE, equals estimated state record

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast of the U.S. on Thursday

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast of the U.S. on Thursday

A magnitude 4.1 quake has struck the east coast of the United States and was felt by some people in the New York City area.

The USGS initially reported the quake as a 4.4 magnitude.

As of about 5 p.m., Northampton County dispatchers fielded two calls about houses shaking in Palmer and Forks townships, a dispatcher said. Early news about the temblor measured the severity higher, with initial reports of 4.4 and 5.1.

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Dr. Lucy Jones, a world-leading seismologist, said the quake was an Intensity VI, which has the strength to throw objects from shelves and damage poorly built structures. That quake was felt over much of the eastern seaboard and part of the Midwest. Residents in New York City and as far south as northern Virginia reported feeling the quake. Stay with FOX 5 for updates.

The station also writes that Paul Caruso, a geophysicist with the USGS, says there is potential for aftershocks.

Martin Pagliughi, coordinator of the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management, said he felt the tremors.

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Hundreds of people said they felt it.

The jolt was strong enough in downtown Baltimore that a smattering of residents streamed out of office towers and into the streets.

"When we felt it, we looked at each other like, 'Are we losing it?'" Albarmawi said as he and his wife ventured back to their apartment. She said there were no signs of damage at the base nor would there be any change in its operation. It caused damage to public buildings, pipes and monuments, most notably the National Cathedral and the Washington Monument.

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