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9th Earthquake Rattles Eastern Connecticut

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    Illustration/Multiple earthquakes hit Connecticut.

    Plainfield police have received more phone calls reporting an earthquake this morning, the ninth to rattle the area since last Thursday.

    The Weston Observatory at Boston College is recording a magnitude 2.1 earthquake and they are calling it an aftershock.

    Police said they heard a boom and felt the ground shake a little.

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    A 3 point 3 magnitude quake knocked pictures off walls and left homeowners more shaken than several smaller quakes that hit the Plainfield area in the last week
    (Published Monday, Jan. 12, 2015)

    The website for the Weston Observatory is recording activity at 7:27 a.m. on Tuesday, centered around 3 and a half miles south-southwest of Danielson.

    The observatory is sending a team to Plainfield today to investigate the recent activity.

    On Monday, there were several earthquakes in the area, including a magnitude 3.3 tremor around 6:30 a.m. That was stronger than the previous quakes over the last few days.

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    The quake rattled residents in Plainfield and Moosup around 930 Thursday morning
    (Published Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015)

    Earthquake Timeline in January 2015:

    1) Jan. 8: 9:28 a.m. -- 2.0 magnitude quake, centered 1.8 miles south-southwest of Danielson.

    2) Jan. 9: 10:26 a.m. -- 0.4 magnitude earthquake in eastern Connecticut

    3) Jan. 12: 6:33 a.m. -- 1.1 magnitude earthquake, centered 3.1 miles south of Danielson

    4) Jan. 12: 6:34 a.m. -- 1.0 magnitude earthquake, centered 3.1 miles southwest of Danielson

    5) Jan. 12: 6:36 a.m. -- 3.3 magnitude earthquake, centered 3.1 miles south-southwest of Danielson

    6) Jan. 12: 6:50 a.m. -- 2.0 magnitude earthquake, centered 3.1 miles south of Danielson

    7) Jan. 12: 12:03 p.m. -- 1.3 magnitude earthquake, centered 1.2 miles south of Danielson

    8) Jan. 12: 1:04 p.m. -- 1.2 magnitude earthquake, centered 1.2 miles southeast of Danielson

    9) Jan. 13: 7:27 a.m. -- 2.1 magnitude earthquake, centered 3.7 miles south-southwest of Danielson

    Did you feel it?