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Earthquake Hits in NJ, Shakes Crown Heights

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake has hit in New Jersey on Friday morning, and was heavily felt in the Crown Heights area. Full Story

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Moshiach???
April 5, 2024 10:52 am

Definitely soon

Pennsylvania
April 5, 2024 10:56 am

In Pennsylvania as well very strong

Menachem.
April 5, 2024 10:57 am

I live in northern CH. Definitely felt this Earthquake. Was hit hard. BH no damage Good Shabbos. Be safe.

Tectonic plates
April 5, 2024 10:57 am

Can someone please explain this to me. According to whatever we have in science. How is it possible for there to be an earthquake in the middle of a tectonic region, NOT along a tectonic border or a fault line?

G-d
Reply to  Tectonic plates
April 5, 2024 11:22 am

G-d runs the world, and with Him everything is possible

David
Reply to  Tectonic plates
April 5, 2024 11:56 am

There is a fault in NJ. Also one that runs through Manhattan.

MY WHOLE BRHS EARTH SCIENCE CLASS WAS A LIE
Reply to  Tectonic plates
April 5, 2024 12:09 pm

All our children learn in school instead of learning yiddishe things and gaining from it they learn about earth science and now it doesn’t even apply what is the goyishe study worth anyways

There is a fault line...
Reply to  Tectonic plates
April 5, 2024 12:37 pm

That runs around Hunterdon County, NJ.

good answer
Reply to  Tectonic plates
April 5, 2024 3:29 pm

the reason is fracking technology that long been linked by science to the earthquakes . in fact there was one recently in other American city with a similar magnitute proved to be linked to fracking.

Ayn Od Milvado
Reply to  Tectonic plates
April 5, 2024 4:01 pm

Intraplate earthquakes may be unrelated to ancient fault zones and instead caused by deglaciation or erosion.”

You are wrong, it WAS on a fault line
Reply to  Tectonic plates
April 7, 2024 11:20 pm

The epicenter sits on the Ramapo Fault, the longest system of cracks in the Northeast, which (Hashem created in the condition that it would have if it had) formed 400 million years ago – much older than California’s “28-million-year-old” San Andreas.

BH BH
April 5, 2024 10:58 am

Is everyone okay

Moishe
April 5, 2024 11:02 am

Was scary
My whole building shook

Trump 2024
April 5, 2024 11:38 am

4 years of trump and not a single earthquake just saying

Were you born this dumb???🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️
Reply to  Trump 2024
April 5, 2024 2:23 pm

Just saying Hashem controls everything

good answer
Reply to  Trump 2024
April 5, 2024 3:32 pm

the first 3 years of Biden were also good… in this regard

Religious Significance ?
April 5, 2024 11:39 am

Merrick, Long Island – house was vibrating, windows rattling, no pictures fell off walls. A rare earthquake followed by rare solar ellipse?

What does Jewish law say about such rare occurrences happening so close in time ?

Charlie.
Reply to  Religious Significance ?
April 5, 2024 12:20 pm

From Heaven to Earth magnificent things happening. All around us is changing. Hashem waiting for the middle (us) to change…..
מי דארף זיך א שאקיל טאן ….
Pun indended.

A Gutin Shabbos A Gutin Chodesh

Chill
April 5, 2024 12:22 pm

Was actually so cool we had a blast in skl w this one. Also btw so exaggerated…. we felt it but heavy?! Heavy is what Taiwan experienced. Literally chill.

They had worse
Reply to  Chill
April 5, 2024 12:37 pm

Taiwan twice as bad..

Not twice as bad; one thousand times
Reply to  They had worse
April 7, 2024 11:17 pm

The NY earthquake was only 4.8. Anything between 2.5 and 5.4 is classed as a light earthquake, nothing to worry about at all, and is NOT an emergency. The use of the emergency system was unjustified, and only leads to hysteria. Taiwan was 7.7, which is almost 1000 times as bad as a 4.8. From 7.0 to 7.9 is classed as a major earthquake, and it’s very fortunate that so few people were killed or injured. This was partly due to Hashem’s kindness in putting the epicenter in a place with a lower population, and partly due to the Taiwanese… Read more »

Was in 770
April 5, 2024 12:55 pm

Didn’t feel a thing 770 didn’t Shake at all 770 is not affected by what’s going on in the world

A jolt to wake us up needed?
April 5, 2024 12:57 pm

Do people need a wake up call? This may have been it.

Earthquake
April 5, 2024 2:06 pm

The should low-key cancel the NYS earth science regent. This has brought a tremendous amount of trauma and having to take an examine almost entirely about earthquakes will most definitely cause a large amount of mental health problems. Bais Rivkah, get your act together and fight against the board of ed., for yours and your students’ good. Be safe and have a good shabbos

Yes
Reply to  Earthquake
April 5, 2024 5:35 pm

Ye go sophies

Epicenter lebanon NJ
April 6, 2024 2:14 pm

Something to do with usa treatment of israel regarding lebanon?

Northern israel is evacuated with heavy property damage and israel following usa orders not to attack lebanon in a way to end the rocket attacks
Usa pressured israel to give up gas offshore fields to lebanon supposidly to prevent this happening when israel was under Lapid as PM

Epicenter LEBANON
April 6, 2024 2:50 pm

The Epicenter was Lebanon. The solar eclipse will be best viewed from Little Egypt, Illinois. Little Egypt = Gaza and Illinois is abbreviated as IL. Edom is getting punished as the moon – Israel is compared to the moon – blocks the sun – the goyim and reishis goyim Amalek.

Eclipse as a sign
April 6, 2024 8:28 pm

Eclipse passing over 7 cities called ninveh 40 days before pesach sheni.
Ninveh was warned by yonah it would be destroyed in 40 days

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