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Trump’s Bedminster golf course is rocked by 2.0-magnitude aftershock from 4.8 earthquake that ripped across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut – amid warnings tremors will last another WEEK

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Donald Trump‘s New Jersey golf course was rocked by a 2.0 magnitude aftershock from the 4.8 earthquake that shook the Northeast on Friday morning, with residents warning tremors could last a week.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8, centered near Lebanon, New Jersey, about 50 miles west of New York City at 10.23am and was felt by more than 42 million people.

The Trump National Golf Club Bedminster is less than seven miles from the epicenter of the quake and was rocked by an aftershock hours later – it is unclear if the club sustained any damage.

There are no initial reports of threats to life across the Northeast but the USGS said there is a 46 percent likelihood of another earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 or higher to hit in the next week.

It is the biggest earthquake in New York City since 1884, Gov Kathy Hochul said: ‘This is one of the largest earthquakes on the East Coast to occur in the last century.’

A 4.8 earthquake shook the densely populated New York City metropolitan area shortly before 11am Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said

Trump's New Jersey golf course was rocked by a 2.0 magnitude aftershock just hours after the initial quake

Trump’s New Jersey golf course was rocked by a 2.0 magnitude aftershock just hours after the initial quake 

The welcome sign to Lebanon, New Jersey, the epicenter of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake

The welcome sign to Lebanon, New Jersey, the epicenter of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake

First responders arrive to inspect homes in Lebanon, New Jersey, the epicenter of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake

First responders arrive to inspect homes in Lebanon, New Jersey, the epicenter of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake

There were no initial reports of injuries or damage

There were no initial reports of injuries or damage

An emergency alert came in shortly after 11am EST, about 40 minutes after the quake struck NJ

An emergency alert came in shortly after 11am EST, about 40 minutes after the quake struck NJ

She said her office is in contact with all the relevant agencies to oversee any damage and structural integrity concerns and that the White House has offered aid.

The Fire Department of New York said there were no initial reports of damage and there have been no reported injuries so far, but the FAA has ordered ground stops at John F Kennedy and Newark International airports. 

Trump frequents his New Jersey golf club, which he purchased in 2002, and it was even nicknamed the ‘Summer White House’ during his presidency because of how often he stayed there.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams said: ‘All of us have felt in some way or another the earthquake that hit our city around 10.23am, we felt the impact of this 4.7 magnitude earthquake. 

‘This is a developing situation, we are always concerned about aftershocks after an earthquake. 

‘First responders are working to make sure the city is safe. Earthquakes don’t happen everyday in New York so this can be extremely traumatic.’ 

He added: ‘Our preliminary reports do not indicate major life safety or infrastructure issues from the earthquake. We are performing thorough inspections of critical areas.

‘I encourage New Yorkers to check on their loved ones to see that they are fine. Not only for the infrastructure situation, but because this is can be extremely traumatic.’ 

A barbershop camera caught the moment an earthquake shook the store

A barbershop camera caught the moment an earthquake shook the store

A customer grabbed their young son lifted him into the air and carried him outside

A customer grabbed their young son lifted him into the air and carried him outside

People in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Connecticut and other areas of the Northeast reported shaking. Tremors lasting for around 20 seconds were felt over 200 miles away near the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border. 

Social media users have shared posts about the earthquake, also felt in New Jersey, Virginia and Philadelphia. 

In a video from a New Jersey a dog sits up suddenly, seconds before the rooms shakes violently with belongings falling over. 

And Boonton Coffee shared a video of their shop shaking before customers fled outside. 

A barbershop camera caught the moment an earthquake shook the store a customer grabbed their young son lifted him into the air and carried him outside.

In midtown Manhattan, the usual cacophony of traffic grew louder as motorists blared their horns on momentarily shuddering streets. 

Some Brooklyn residents heard a booming sound and their building shaking. In an apartment house in Manhattan’s East Village, a resident from more earthquake-prone California calmed nervous neighbors.

A camera in a coffee shop showed the counter shaking before the customers fled outside

A camera in a coffee shop showed the counter shaking before the customers fled outside

In a video from a New Jersey a dog sits up suddenly, seconds before the rooms shakes violently

In a video from a New Jersey a dog sits up suddenly, seconds before the rooms shakes violently

New York City Mayor Eric Adams said: 'All of us have felt in some way or another the earthquake that hit our city around 10.23am'

New York City Mayor Eric Adams said: ‘All of us have felt in some way or another the earthquake that hit our city around 10.23am’

Gov Hochul gave an update shortly before noon saying her office is in contact with all the relevant agencies to oversee any damage and structural integrity concerns

Gov Hochul gave an update shortly before noon saying her office is in contact with all the relevant agencies to oversee any damage and structural integrity concerns

People in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Connecticut and other areas of the Northeast reported shaking. Tremors lasting for several seconds were felt over 200 miles away near the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border

People in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Connecticut and other areas of the Northeast reported shaking. Tremors lasting for several seconds were felt over 200 miles away near the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border

The earthquake was also felt in New Jersey, Virginia and Philadelphia

The earthquake was also felt in New Jersey, Virginia and Philadelphia

New York state governor Kathy Hochul said: ‘A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit west of Manhattan and has been felt throughout New York. 

 ‘My team is assessing impacts and any damage that may have occurred, and we will update the public throughout the day.’

Officials have not identified any life-threatening situations but have asked law enforcement teams to be on alert. 

Hochul added: ‘We’re going to continue to take this seriously. Everyone should continue to take this seriously, if there is an aftershock people are encouraged to take cover and cover their necks.’ 

‘Please stay away from buildings, specially our high rises.’ 

President Biden has been briefed on the earthquake, per the White House. 

Megyn Kelly posted on X that she felt it in Connecticut.

‘Did we just have an earthquake? (In CT),’ she wrote.

Actress Busy Phillips also posted about feeling the shake in NYC: ‘like guys. i think there was an earthquake in nyc.’

Oscar-winner Jessica Chastain wrote: ‘Did we just have an earthquake?! NYC’

Don Lemon added: ‘Totally just had an #earthquake in New York. Did you feel it?’

Meanwhile the X account for the Empire State building posted: ‘I am fine.’ 

A spokesperson for NYC Mayor Eric Adams said: ‘In case of an aftershock, drop to the floor, cover your head and neck, and take additional cover under a solid piece of furniture, next to an interior wall, or in a doorway. We will be updating the public very soon with additional updates.’

A New Yorker shared an image of a crack left on his wall by the quake

A New Yorker shared an image of a crack left on his wall by the quake

Content creator Oceane was live streaming when he felt the shaking in NYC

Content creator Oceane was live streaming when he felt the shaking in NYC

Gamer Lil Scam was recording when he felt the ground shaking

Gamer Lil Scam was recording when he felt the ground shaking 

A musician shared footage of the moment he felt the earthquake in NYC

A musician shared footage of the moment he felt the earthquake in NYC

A musician shared footage of the moment he felt the earthquake in NYC

The earthquake shock was registered by the seismograph at the Sea Lab Marine Science Education Center in New Bedford

The earthquake shock was registered by the seismograph at the Sea Lab Marine Science Education Center in New Bedford

Video shared on social media showed the moment the earthquake was felt during a United Nations Security Council

Video shared on social media showed the moment the earthquake was felt during a United Nations Security Council

The agency reported a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7, centered near Lebanon, New Jersey

The agency reported a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7, centered near Lebanon, New Jersey

Video shared on social media showed the moment the earthquake was felt during a United Nations Security Council. 

Astoria, Queens, experienced a 1.7 magnitude earthquake in January.

Experts had previously warned that NYC was long-overdue for a quake. 

The city of 8.5 million people is not thought of as a tremor hot spot, but the five boroughs are riddled with fault lines that could bring dozens of buildings down. 

New York statistically gets a quake like that every 100 years and the last one was in 1884 – making it well overdue for another. 

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