4.7 magnitude earthquake strikes New Jersey, shaking buildings in surrounding states



New Jersey and New York residents felt the earth move Friday morning as a small earthquake was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake measured at least 4.7 magnitude, officials said. 

Several people on social media commented that they felt the earth shake in Manhattan and surrounding areas. 

The Fire Department of New York said there were no initial reports of damage.

This is a developing story and will be updated. The Associated Press contributed to this report. 



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