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March 15, 2003 Earthquake in Southern Maine
The New England Seismic Network reports that three very small earthquakes occurred on Saturday, March 15, 2003 in Standish, southern Maine.
The following parameters have been calculated for the earthquake:
Weston Observatory calculates that the three events occurred over just a few minutes span.
The Maine Geological Survey received six felt reports through its on-line form, from the towns of Standish, Buxton, and Steep Falls. Those reports indicate Modified Mercalli Intensities of II to III in the immediate area. Three of the reports specifically mentioned noticing all three events, in agreement with the instrumental record.
A brief news article about the earthquake was published in the Portland Press Herald on Monday, March 17, 2003.
Last updated on October 6, 2005
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