Small earthquake hits Delaware weeks after 4.1 magnitude temblor

Thursday, December 14, 2017 08:52AM
Another earthquake hits Delaware. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on December 14, 2017.


DOVER, Del. - Another earthquake struck Delaware nearly two weeks after the biggest recorded quake in the state.

The US Geological Survey says the 1.2 magnitude quake struck outside Dover just before 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The location was not far from November's 4.1 earthquake.

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The dramatic shaking motion of that quake was captured by a surveillance camera owned by WavLab Studios.

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People from as far away as Washington and New York City reported that they felt the movement.

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It was back in August 2011 when our area felt the impact of a 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia.
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