After a dozen earthquakes in a week, representatives of state agencies are gathering for what is being called a briefing on Connecticut’s preparedness posture.
In what’s becoming a daily seismic event, the Weston Observatory of Boston College said the earthquake occurred at about 4:40 a.m. Thursday near Plainfield, where previous earthquakes were recorded.
In what’s becoming a daily event, another minor earthquake has shaken parts of eastern Connecticut.
The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 3.3-magnitude earthquake near the Connecticut-Rhode Island state line, the third tremor in the area in the past five days.
The Weston Observatory at Boston College says the earthquake was recorded at 9:28 a.m. Thursday and centered in the northern part of Plainfield, about 2 miles south of Danielson.
Officials say a very small earthquake in central New Jersey has caused no damage or injuries.
The Lamont-Doherty Cooperative Seismographic Network says a 2.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:46 in a heavily wooded area of Garrison.
Seismologists said the quake registered at a 2.5-magnitude when it hit at around 10:46 a.m. It was about 3 miles below ground, they said.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 and struck 61 miles northwest of Iquique, Chile, at 8:46 p.m.
The 2.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded Friday morning and centered about 2 miles east of Conning Towers-Nautilus Park in Groton.
In a shaky end to the first weekend of summer, a small earthquake struck Sunday in Morris County, N.J.
Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.
An 5.8 magnitude earthquake that came from three to four miles beneath a central Virginia town of fewer than 500 people sent out shockwaves to millions.
The eye remembers the strangest things; Like news itself, not always the most important or profound.
At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 and with number 4, and a rarity.