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2.4 Earthquake centered near Boothbay Harbor

7:13 PM, Jan 14, 2013   |    comments
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BRUNSWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - NEWS CENTER has confirmed that a 2.4 earthquake has hit the Midcoast. 

According to the USGS, the quake hit at about 1:19pm and was centered at Boothbay Harbor.

Sometime after 1:30pm NEWS CENTER heard from hundreds of people throughout the Midcoast area reporting of a possible earthquake.

As of this time no reports of any damage are coming in. The possible quake seems to have been very brief only lasting a few seconds.

Contact us at NEWSCENTER@WCSH6.com if you have any pictures or damage to report in your area.

For more on what the USGS is reporting click here:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000enwr#summary

The Boston College Weston Observatory also confirmed the earthquake. Here are their findings:

http://aki.bc.edu/quakes_recent.htm

 

 

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