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Another Manhattan earthquake sparks fresh concerns

Manhattan marks 23 quakes since August 1, including largest in local history
Posted: 7:36 PM, Aug 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-10 12:19:51-04
Another Manhattan earthquake sparks fresh concerns

The shaking and rumbling felt by those living in Manhattan has refused to quit just yet.

Last night, people living in the area felt yet another earthquake.

Seismologists say the quake came in at around 3.1, not the strongest, but it marks the 23rd quake there since the beginning of the month.

This also comes after Sunday’s 4.1, which seismologists say was the largest earthquake in Manhattan history, something that makes a few locals nervous.

“It was very scary and most people felt that way," says Wilma Vanderby, who lives in Manhattan. "It’s like, you know, what’s going to happen next? It just shook and it just creaked and cracked and I really felt the rumbling.”

Above all, seismologists say there isn’t anything to worry about.

There is no knowing if and when there will be more but experts say swarms like this one are normal for the area.