Top officials are warning New Yorkers to expect small earthquakes for the next month.

Millions in the Northeast are still feeling aftershocks from Friday morning's 4.8 magnitude earthquake.

Earthquake Rocks Hudson Valley, Upstate New York State


Friday's earthquake originated in New Jersey, but it was felt across the Empire State.

Hudson Valley Post readers from Orange, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties as well as the Capital Region all told us they felt their homes or offices "shaking like crazy" around 10:25 a.m. on Friday.

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Many Aftershocks Reported

Following Friday's 4.8 magnitude earthquake, aftershocks have been reported across the Hudson Valley and the state.


The U.S. Geological Survey reported two small aftershocks in the region on Monday, 1.4 and 1.5 magnitude tremors.

The initial earthquake was followed by over 30 aftershocks over the weekend, especially in New Jersey, near the epicenter at Whitehouse Station in Hunterdon County. One aftershock on Friday was a 3.8 magnitude.

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An aftershock is "One of many earthquakes that often occur during the days to months after some larger earthquake has occurred," according to the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.

More Aftershocks Expected Across New York State

U.S. Geological Survey says the region could experience aftershocks over the next week, while New York State officials say aftershocks can occur for up to a month after an earthquake.

"Aftershocks are a concern" for "about a week," a seismologist told Yahoo.

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