In one week, Connecticut has had 12 earthquakes

January 15, 2015 3:46 PM

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There's no fracking or tectonic plate boundaries in Connecticut, so experts haven't got a ready explanation for a swarm of earthquakes that has hit the eastern part of the state over the last week.

There have been 12 quakes since last Thursday, the strongest of them a 3.3-magnitude quake that came amid five smaller quakes on Monday. State officials plan to hold a briefing to discuss preparedness in case the quakes continue, NBC Connecticut reports.

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