A minor earthquake hit Manchester on Saturday, June 1. It originated off of Kimberly Lane, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) around 1:45 p.m. and was a magnitude 2.6. 

Earthquakes are defined by magnitudes that range from under 2.5 to over 8. Those that range 2.5 or less are typically not felt, but can be picked up by a seismograph. 

The last earthquake to occur in the area was a magnitude 2.8 in Shelbyville on Jan. 16, according to USGS. 

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Casey recently joined the Manchester Times team in March 2018. Coming off a 17-month reporter stint in Port Chester, NY, she is looking forward to slowing down and integrating herself into the community. She currently resides in Manchester.

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