Minor Earthquake Felt in Maine

November 17, 2008

People in western Maine were given a slight jolt Thursday when a minor earthquake struck in Rumford.

According to the Weston Observatory at Boston College, the earthquake happened at 5:26 a.m. and had a magnitude of 2.2.

Michael Hagerty of Weston Observatory says the quake could be felt tens of miles away, but he didn’t know of any damage reports.

Topics Catastrophe Natural Disasters Earthquake Maine

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