New England Seismic Network News

June 21, 2013

M2.6 – 2km W of Sidney, Maine

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 8:58 am

Weston Observatory seismographs recorded a M2.6 near Sidney, Maine on June 21st at 6:15am.

If you have felt this earthquake, please log a felt report here:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000hx15#dyfi

Below is a screenshot of the PKME seismic station in central Maine.

May 17, 2013

M5.0- 25km NNE of Shawville, Canada

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 10:34 am

Weston Observatory seismographs recorded a M5.0 earthquake 25km NNE of Shawville, Canada at 09:43EDT today (May 17th). They also recorded a smaller M3.7 aftershock. These magnitudes may change as new data comes in.

If you have felt these earthquakes, please log your report here:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000gxna#dyfi

Below is a screenshot from the WES seismic station:

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January 16, 2013

Earthquakes of Jan 15th – Jan 16th

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 9:13 am

Weston Observatory seismometers recorded 4 earthquakes during the evening of January 15th to the morning of January 16th. A M3.5 earthquakes and a smaller aftershock near Val-des-Bois, Quebec, an M1.4 earthquake near Wiscasset, ME and an M2.2 near Saranac Lake, NY.

Below is a screenshot of the NCB station in Newcomb, NY. The two Quebec earthquakes as well as the New York earthquake are quite visible. The smaller Maine earthquake is not very visible here. Go to our main website (aki.bc.edu), select “Current Seismograms” and use the “Short-Period” filter for station PKME to see the Maine earthquake.Image

January 14, 2013

M2.5- 6km N of Boothbay Harbor, ME

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 1:50 pm

Weston Observatory seismographs recorded an M2.5 earthquake that occurred on January 14th at 1:19 PM. The earthquake was located 6km N of Boothbay Harbor, ME.

Below is a screenshot of the WES seismic station.Image

December 12, 2012

Mn3.8- Riviere-du-Loup, Canada

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 1:50 pm

Weston Observatory seismometers recorded a Mn3.8 earthquake located 41km NW of Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada at 12:47pm EST 12/12/2012. The magnitude of this event may change as new data is collected.

The earthquake was felt in both Northern Maine as well as portions of the Quebec Province.

If you felt this earthquake, please log your felt report here:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/at00mexior#dyfi

Below is an image of the PKME seismic station in central Maine.Presentation1

December 4, 2012

M2.6 – 6km S of Lake Arrowhead, Maine

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 9:27 am

Weston Observatory seismometers recorded a Magnitude 2.6 earthquake located 6km S of Lake Arrowhead, Maine.

Origin time of earthquake: 11:11:19 UTC time, 6:11am EDT time – December 4th, 2012

If you have felt this earthquake, please submit your felt report at the following link:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000e3se#dyfi

Below is a screenshot of the PKME seismic station located in central Maine.

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November 26, 2012

M2.1- Belfast Maine

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 10:34 am

Weston Observatory seismometers recorded an Mn2.1 earthquake on Nov 23, at 11:24pm near Belfast Maine.

There are felt reports for this earthquake. If you felt this earthquake, you are encouraged to log your report here:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000dxll#dyfi

Below is a screenshot of the earthquake recorded at seismic station PKME.

November 6, 2012

Earthquakes of Nov 6th, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 10:33 am

Weston Observatory seismometers recorded several earthquakes occurring in and around New England during the morning of Nov 6th, 2012.

A M3.7 occurred at 04:05am on Nov 6th and was located near Hawkesbury, Ontario. That earthquake produced several smaller aftershocks and was felt in Ontario, Quebec, Northern NY and Northern VT. If you felt this earthquake, please submit a felt report at the following link:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000dl40#dyfi_form

 

A M2.0 occurred at 7:24am on Nov 6th near Northampton, Massachusetts. There are reports of local residents feeling this earthquake. If you felt this earthquake, please submit your felt report by visiting
earthquake.usgs.gov

The seismogram shown below is from the WES seismic station in Weston, Massachusetts. Image

 

October 16, 2012

Magnitude 4.6 – 6km (4mi) WSW of Hollis Center, Maine – October 16, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 8:28 pm

Weston Observatory seismometers recorded a Magnitude 4.6 earthquake located 6km (4miles) WSW of Hollis Center, Maine.

Origin time of earthquake: 23:12:22 UTC time, 7:12pm EDT time – October 16, 2012

If you have felt this earthquake, please submit your felt report at the following link:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000d75b#dyfi_form

Below is a screenshot of the WES seismic station located in Weston MA.

 

October 10, 2012

Magnitude 4.0- Montreal

Filed under: Uncategorized — NESN @ 9:29 am

Weston Observatory seismometers recorded an M4.0 located approximately 33km ENE of Montreal. The earthquake occurred at 12:19am on October 10, 2012.

If you have felt this earthquake, please submit your felt report at the following link:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000d3l5#dyfi

Below is a screenshot of the WES seismic station located in Weston MA.

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