People in Sea Bright today share their reaction to the earthquake and talk about what they were doing when it struck.
What were you doing when you felt the Earth move under you? Thousands of people were enjoying the beautiful day on the beaches in Sea Bright. Check out the photo gallery above where locals share their reactions and experiences.
Tell us what you experienced.
Houses, tables, beds and trees shook briefly around 2 p.m. today as small, earthquake-like tremors shook through Oceanport, Manasquan and many other areas in Central and South Jersey. In Manasquan, there were reports of tremors being felt at the beach as a truck's tires moved, and people went running. The tremors lasted for about 20 to 30 seconds, and seemed to pick up in intensity before stopping. The quake registered a magnitude 5.9, upgraded from an original report of 5.8, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, which tracks earthquakes. It was centered in Mineral, Virginia, southwest of Washington D.C., in the center of the state. The earthquake felt throughout the region today matches the largest earthquake ever recorded in Virginia…