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.

Chris Popper
Chris Popper

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.

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