December 07, 2019
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Earthquake rattles midcoast Maine

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 2.6 magnitude earthquake rattled Sagadahoc and Lincoln counties shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The epicenter was a little southeast of Richmond, in the town of Dresden, according to a USGS report.

A Richmond resident reported hearing a boom and feeling his house shake at 6:47 p.m.

A Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher said they could also feel it in Bath.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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