New England Seismic Network News

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 (, 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

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