3.3 Quake Reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island

Region experienced two other tiny temblors last week before today's quake
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 12, 2015 11:40 AM CST
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(Newser) – It's been a shaky week for some Connecticut and Rhode Island residents who've experienced a series of small earthquakes, the latest one early this morning, the AP reports. The US Geological Survey has confirmed a 3.3-magnitude temblor took place around 6:30am near the Connecticut-Rhode Island border. People in Danielson, Plainfield, Killingly, and Norwich in Connecticut heard or felt the rumblings (some people reported feeling their houses shaking), while Rhode Island's Coventry and Providence were affected as well. An earthquake of 2.0 to 2.2 magnitude shook Plainfield on Thursday, while a mini earth-mover of 0.4 magnitude created a loud boom in the region on Friday. (They keep saying the East Coast is due for a big one.)

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