Comments:2.8 magnitude earthquake rattles northern Delaware, southwest New Jersey

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When did this happen? Today in about 2 hours? lol

No, probably yesterday, but this article doesn't say.

It definitely says in the article?

2.8? Are you serious? We get those all the time out here... sometimes don't even wake us up in the night... C'valyi d'Jade (talk) 15:38, 2 July 2009 (UTC)

Look at a map of the tectonic plates, this is a quake where you'd rarely expect one. The Wikinews IRC/Live chat channel has a program posts the USGS alerts for all quakes. It ignores everything under 5.0. --Brian McNeil / talk 16:01, 2 July 2009 (UTC)
Maybe news maybe not. Would have been news here in Buffalo though. It would have been one I felt. So I guess depending on where you live and how often, or not earthquakes occur there, as to whether its news or not. 2.8 in Los Angeles or other parts of California would not be news IMO. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 16:40, 2 July 2009 (UTC)
Several sources call it a "rare earthquake" given its location. –Juliancolton | Talk 16:54, 2 July 2009 (UTC)

Ugh, I'm from Ontario and I've slept through a magnitude 4. Still, sadly, I'm torn between thinking this 'news' is horribly uninteresting and thinking it's legitimate just because of oddity. Would've preferred to be able to laugh at it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:25, 3 July 2009 (UTC)