Connecticut town shaken by another earthquake

Plainfield had been struck by a series of earthquakes last month

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WWLP) – Yet another earthquake has been reported in eastern Connecticut. The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a magnitude 2.1 quake hit just north of the village of Moosup at 9:18 A.M.

Moosup is a section of the town of Plainfield, a community that experienced a series of quakes last month. The most intense quake happened on January 12 and registered a magnitude of 3.3, it was felt in parts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Researchers at the Weston Observatory said that the quakes over a short period of time is what is referred to as a “swarm.”

Plainfield police told our Connecticut sister station, WTNH-TV, that they received many calls from residents Tuesday morning reporting the rumbling.

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