FREEHOLD, NJ – In the early hours of Wednesday morning, if you were still awake, you might have noticed something strange happening if you live in Central New Jersey. A 3.1 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in Freehold Township happened at 2:00 am. The quake was felt from Philadelphia to Brooklyn. Along the Jersey Shore it was felt from Little Atlantic City up to Sandy Hook. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake’s epicenter was 5 kilometers below the surface in Freehold Township.