Maine Earthquake Facts: How Unusual Was It? (Huffington Post)


On Tuesday, October 16, at 7:12 p.m., campus rumbled from an earthquake four miles below the earth, registering 4.0 in magnitude and centered three miles west of Hollis, a little town in southern Maine. It was the most significant earthquake in the State for 15 years, and while most Mainers can recall similar rumblings, just how unusual was Tuesday’s tremor?

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