Earthquake in Delaware felt in NYC

An earthquake in Delaware was felt as far north as New York.

The quake, near Dover Air Force Base, hit at 4:47 p.m. Thursday and was initially reported as a 5.1 magnitude quake according to the United States Geological Survey.  It was later revised to a 4.1 magnitude quake, which is considered light and generally does not bring severe damage.

People said they felt shaking for about 10 seconds.  Workers at the statehouse in Dover streamed into the streets after the quake to see what happened.

The New York City emergency response system sent an alert that no injuries or damage were immediately reported in the city.

Reports of shaking from the earthquake were reported in New York City and Long Island and as far north as Kingston in New York State.

In New Jersey, reports came in from Ridgewood, East Rutherford and Morristown in the northern parts of the state.  Many reports came in along communities along the Delaware River in the southern part of the state including Trenton and Camden.

Other reports came in from Connecticut including New Milford, Darien and Greenwich.

A 2011 Virginia earthquake, that measured a much larger magnitude 5.8, was felt from North Carolina to even Canada.