2nd Earthquake in 2 Days and 5th in Week Hits Region [UPDATED]
Make it 2 earthquakes within 2 days and now 5 within the week! Who knew that the Dedham area was a hotbed for seismic activity!
This morning, Thursday January 19th at 9:22 a.m. there was another earthquake, registering 1.9 on the Richter Scale, 6 kilometers southeast of North Penobscot! If you felt this one, you can report it HERE
This occurred after a 1.6 earthquake was felt 6 kilometers southeast of Dedham on Wednesday, January 18th at 1:07 p.m. And this happed 5 days after 2 earthquakes rumbled Hancock County on Saturday, January 14th.
This is now the 5th earthquake in the area in less than a week!
The largest was a 3.3 magnitude earthquake that happened at 1:27 a.m. on Saturday the 14th located 6 kilometers East-Southeast of Dedham.
The other earthquake on the 14th was a sizeable aftershock, registering 2.0 just a little to the East of the 1st one, (7 kilometers East-Southeast of Dedham) This happened at 1:44 a.m. If you felt that one, you can report it HERE
Those 2 were proceeded by a 1.8 magnitude earthquake at 7:17 a.m. on Friday January 13th a little northeast of the 2 earthquakes Saturday morning.