Earthquake felt in western Maine

Posted Nov. 13, 2008, at 6:10 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2011, at 6:16 a.m.

RUMFORD, Maine — 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.

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