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Recent Earthquakes in Vermont

15 mild earthquakes with epicenters in Vermont occurred between January 1, 2016 and April 1, 2020. The New England Seismic Network reports a 1.9 event near Enosbury Falls on Feb. 12, 2020.  A 2.1 magnitude earthquake occurred at 9:30 am (EST) on December 6, 2018.

Geology and Health

SpringVermont's geology contributes to many facets of human health.  Bedrock, glacial materials, and soils each have positive and/or negative impacts on water quality and air quality. Healthy human bodies require minerals and elements (ex. salt, calcium, iron) which are transferred from the geologic environment through the food chain. Some geologic materials may filter contaminants so they do not reach groundwater supplies.

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