Last Updated: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Connecticut earthquake today is 12th earthquake in week


Connecticut has been jolted by 12th earthquake in a week this Thursday. Connecticut earthquake today was measured 2.2 on Richter scale at 09:39 UTC, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located just 1 km N of Moosup, Connecticut. It was 3.3 miles deep.

Connecticut earthquake today is the sequence of every day earthquake for the last four days and 12 times since January 8. The magnitude varies from 0.4 to 3.3 on Richter scale. M 3.3 earthquake was recorded on January 12. At least six earthquake were recorded on that day.

connecticut_earthquake_toay_epicenter_map"Moderate to large earthquakes are rare in New England, but as we have seen over the past week, Connecticut is not immune to earthquake activity," CBS News has written quoting the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection commissioner Dora B. Schriro.

No injuries or significant damage to property have been reported from these earthquakes.
According to the USGS, the most severe earthquake in Connecticut's history occurred at East Haddam on May 16, 1791.

Epicenter Location
1 km (1mi) N of Moosup, Connecticut
6 km (4mi) NNE of Plainfield, Connecticut
12 km (7mi) S of Killingly Center, Connecticut
16 km (10mi) W of Coventry, Rhode Island
40 km (25mi) WSW of Providence, Rhode Island

Connecticut earthquakes 2015: January 8 (1); January 9 (1); January 12 (6); January 13 (1); January 14 (2); January 15 (1)

In collaboration with earthquake-report.com

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