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The Great NorthEast ShakeOut is a multi-state earthquake drill spanning nine states of the northeast United States. Earthquake information for Connecticut is below.

State ShakeOut Organizer
Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Regional ShakeOut Coordinator
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region I
Paul Morey, Hurricane & Earthquake Program Manager, (617) 956-7628


people are currently registered to participate in this year's Great NorthEast ShakeOut.

are from Connecticut

Number of Connecticut registrants in each category

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Earthquake Information for Connecticut
United States Geological Survey

Recent Earthquakes in the Northeast
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Connecticut Earthquake History
United States Geological Survey

Earthquake Information for the Northeast
Northeast States Emergency Consortium

Earthquakes In and Near the Northeastern United States, 1638-1998
United States Geological Survey

Cape Ann earthquake of 1755
United States Geological Survey

Why Does the Earth Quake in New England?
Weston Observatory, Boston College

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