Small Earthquake Shakes Western Maine

November 20, 2009

The New England Seismic Network says a small earthquake shook parts of western Maine early Thursday morning.

According to Weston Observatory at Boston College, the earthquake happened at 2 a.m. and had a magnitude of 2.5.

It was centered about 7 miles northwest of downtown Rumford.

Police in Rumford said they didn’t get any calls about the quake from residents.

Topics Catastrophe Natural Disasters Earthquake Maine

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