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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 5.2 mi north of Jackson, Camden County, New Jersey, USA, Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 6:13 am (GMT -4) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 5.2 mi north of Jackson, Camden County, New Jersey, USA, Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 6:13 am (GMT -4) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 5.2 mi north of Jackson, Camden County, New Jersey, USA, Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 6:13 am (GMT -4)
15 May 10:22 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 15, 2022 10:13:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, May 15, 2022 at 6:13 am (GMT -4)
Statusunconfirmed
Magnitudeunknown (3.2?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.85016°N / 74.84233°W (Burlington, New Jersey, United States)
Antipode39.85°S / 105.158°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt102 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) WSW of Aetna Furnace (pop: 4,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) N of Jackson (pop: 54,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) E of Voorhees Township (pop: 29,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Mount Laurel (pop: 41,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Cherry Hill (pop: 70,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Camden (pop: 76,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) ESE of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) (pop: 1,567,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
216 km (135 mi) ENE of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFog 16.8°C (62 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts)
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Seismic station: Greenville, DE, USA (GEDE/LD network) | Distance from quake: 68 km / 42 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Greenville, DE, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (110)

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Gibbsboro (9.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : It felt more like something was hitting the Earth, and then it was shaking a friend got woken up by it too | 5 users found this interesting.  
Berlin, New j (10.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Sudden boom and shaking that started and ended very quickly | 4 users found this interesting.  
Voorhees, NJ / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Was sleeping and woke me. Security cameras picked up single loud boom. House and cameras briefly shook. | 3 users found this interesting.  
  • Had the same experience.
Voorhees, New Jersey (8.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : While sleeping, felt like the house was shaking and a door was being slammed loudly or a very heavy weight was being dropped. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Camden New Jersey (3.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sleeping than all of a suddenly the floor started shaking and I here a loud boom. My paintings on my wall intensity vibrate and my heart rate increases as I’m confused as to what’s going on. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Voorhees new jersey (9.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe : Sitting in family room. Woke up all occupants upstairs too | 2 users found this interesting.  
Voorhees nj (10.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : One or two booms,house felt like something ran into it or fell on it | 2 users found this interesting.  
West Berlin (9.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Sounded like an explosion | 2 users found this interesting.  
Voorhees, NJ / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Very loud rumbling. Entire house shook. I went outside the house to investigate if our roof had caved in or if a large tree had fallen on our house. I was also worried that a car had crashed into our house. | One user found this interesting.  
Shamong township ,NJ / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : Heard a loud boom around 6:15am on Sunday May 15, 2022. Also our whole house shook and windows rattled. The police department in our area is saying it's from military training about 15 miles from us but they have training multiple times a month and we hav | One user found this interesting.  
Voorhees / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : i was just waking up when i heard a loud boom. couldn’t fall back to sleep afterwards. figured a tree fell down or something, guess not | One user found this interesting.  
Medford, NJ / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Woken from sleep by an extremely loud boom, like an explosion. Tumble continued for a few seconds. Windows shook in the house. | One user found this interesting.  
Marlton / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Woke me up from a deep sleep. Thought it was a thunder clap but there was no weather. Maybe it was an explosion at Fort Dix? Reporting from 08053 | One user found this interesting.  
Lindenwold, NJ 08021 (15.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Was just waking up and heard a loud boom and rumbling. Not sure if it was a quake or military. Could of been a sonic boom as we usually don't have earthquakes. Although its not unheard of. (reported through our app)  
Voorhees NJ 08043 (8.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Woke my whole family out of sound sleep - loud bang heard wave motion felt by all of us! | One user found this interesting.  
Mt Laurel, NJ (9.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Standing up heard a rumbling noise and felt a low shake. 2 people in the house felt it | One user found this interesting.  
Centerville, OHIO / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Felt like a jackhammer vibrating the house. Woke me from my sleep. 3 of 4 people in house had same experience in different rooms in early morning hours.  
West Berlin New Jersey 08091 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Was sleeping and heard like a boom that followed by shaking of whole house... was up for the day then.. thanks what ever that was :(  
Berlin Township, NJ / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : One extremely loud BOOM woke me up. Felt as if the house was hit with something large. Other members of the household heard it and were just as confused as me. Went outside to check the house & property, saw nothing strange here or on our street.  
Mount Laurel,NJ / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : The sound woke us like a thunderous boom. It felt like the whole house shook! Only lasted about 2 seconds like very loud thunder.  
asleep / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Sudden very loud boom, similar to an explosion that echoed, lasting a few seconds; the house trembled rather than shook.  
Medford / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Sound was loud like a crack of thunder almost. Could be felt in the ground like a rumble could hear objects buzzing in place for the duration of the sound. Then it just cut out when the sound stopped  
Gibbsboro,NJ / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was awake it the time ,and it felt like an impact explosion, with a lateral ,rattling vibration that lasted a few seconds . Shook the windows ,and doors .Low air craft at the time .  
Voorhees, NJ / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Was sleeping and woke me. Security cameras picked up single loud boom. House and cameras briefly shook.  
Marlton NJ / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Heard a Big Bang. Sounded like a tree hit the house. Went outside. No trees fell. Nothing hit the house  
Berlin, New Jersey / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s : Was dead asleep and felt my bed shake and a loud boom at the same time. Windows shook. Jumped out of bed and heard a deep thunder like noise in the distance. Like a bowling ball rolling sound.  
West Berlin / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Whole house was shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Mount Laurel, NJ / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Also heard loud sound. | One user found this interesting.  
Voorhees NJ / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Very loud bang | One user found this interesting.  
08053 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : 2-part boom boom, house shook. Everyone in town and surrounding areas talking about it. | One user found this interesting.  
Marlton, nj / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : House shook like something large falling. | One user found this interesting.  
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