AP(@AP) reports that federal officials confirmed that a small earthquake hit parts of New Jersey last night. The quake measured 1.5 magnitude. The US Geological Survey recorded the earthquake around 6:30 pm in the Morris Plains area of the state. According to the USGS, a 1.5 magnitude earthquake wouldn’t be felt by most people, except in the cases of favorable conditions. Morris Plains Police Lt. Michael Koroski says police received about 25 calls reporting a loud booming noise, but there were no reported injuries or request for service due to the quake.