4.0 Magnitude Maine Earthquake Felt in Boston Area
Did you feel it? The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.0 shake near Lake Arrowhead, Maine.
Note: An original version of this article said the earthquake was a 4.6 magnitude event, as was reported soon after the tremors were felt. It has subsequently been reported to be a 4.0 magnitude earthquake, as of information known Tuesday night. Corrections have been made below:
Small tremors were felt in the Greater Boston area after a 4.0 magnitude Earthquake near Lake Arrowhead, Maine.
The epicenter of the quake was about 92 miles from Boston.
For more information about tectonic activity in New England, check out the US Geological Survey's information page.
Social media exploded with local readers commenting about the Earthquake, with folks saying they felt nothing at all to others reporting significant shakes.
The City of Somerville's official Twitter feed reported, "Turns out the quake was felt at #Somerville City Hall after all. Many at a committee meeting report the building shook during the meeting."
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