Earthquake status: highly uncertain
It is unlikely that this event was caused by a natural earthquake as it has not been confirmed by official seismic data. In most cases, it was another earthquake-like event of natural or artificial origin (eg, mine activity, eruptions, sonic booms, thunder, etc.).
Initial report below:
Although our monitoring service initially detected network activity typical of an earthquake, there was no confirmation from any national or international seismological agency. For this reason, it is highly unlikely that it was caused by an earthquake.
27. August, 02:17 UTC: First message: VolcanoDiscovery two minutes later.
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Date and time: August 27, 2021 02:15:05 UTC –
Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:15 PM (GMT -4)
Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
The epicenter geogr. wide length: 40.92713°N / 74.01344°W (Bergen, New Jersey, United States)
Seismic opposite pole: 40927°S/105987°E
Nearby places and cities:
1 km west Bergenfeld (pop: 27600) -> earthquake is near!
3 km north TENNIC (bang: 40100) -> earthquake is near!
5 km northeast of Hackensack (pop: 44800) -> Near earthquake!
12 km northeast of Phon Passaic New Jersey (bang: 71100) -> earthquake is near!
13 km east of Manchester (pop: 147800) -> earthquake is near!
15 km from ENE Clifton (pop: 86300) -> earthquake is near!
24 km north New York (pop: 8175100) -> Earthquakes nearby!
31 km north Brooklyn, New York) (pop number: 2300700) -> earthquake is near!
100 km northeast Trenton (pop: 84200) -> earthquake is near!
343 km northeast of Fon Washington, District of Columbia) (pop: 601700) -> Near earthquake!
a clear sky 26.7 °C (80 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 0 m/s (1 knot) from SW
Primary data source: VolcanoDiscovery
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New Milford, NJ (0 km NE from the epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, shaking / 1-2 seconds
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