December 17, 2017
Penobscot Latest News | Poll Questions | Long Creek | Tax Reform | Opioid Epidemic

Four minor earthquakes detected in Maine

The Associated Press
Updated:

MILLINOCKET, Maine — Four minor earthquakes were detected in central Maine in recent days.

Justin Starr, a research assistant at Boston College’s Weston Observatory, says a magnitude 1.0 quake was located just south of Millinocket at 4:42 p.m. Sunday, followed by a 1.4 quake about seven hours later.

Two even smaller quakes were detected at 6:15 p.m. Sunday and 12:25 a.m. Monday, but those were too small to register an exact strength or location.

None of them were large enough to be felt by people.


Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like