DEEP RIVER, Conn. (WWLP-WTNH) – Some people in Connecticut may have been awoken in the early morning hours due to a minor earthquake Thursday. The 2.7 magnitude quake was centered in Deep River, Connecticut, and hit at 3:09 A.M.,
A quake with a magnitude of 2.7 almost never causes any damage to buildings, and our Connecticut sister station WTNH-TV reports that there was no damage or injuries reported. A 2.7 magnitude quake is considered a minor quake, but can be felt by some people. Millions of such quakes occur worldwide each year.
Deep River is in southern Connecticut, along the Connecticut River Valley between Middletown and Old Saybrook. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was felt mostly by people in the immediate vicinity of Deep River, but the quake was felt as far away as Glastonbury.