There was a earthquake Friday night, April 15th in Maine, registering 2.6 on the Richter Scale. The earthquake occurred at 10:10 p.m. and happened 58 kilometers East Southeast of the Cranberry Isles, at a depth of 10 kilometers.

For those of you want to plot it on a nautical chart, the actual locations was 43.978 degrees North and 67.631 degrees West.

The Saturday night Earthquake was the 3rd earthquake in Maine in April, and the 4th in the last 3 weeks.

Other quakes include

  • April 11th at 9:21:36 p.m. - A earthquake registering 1.9 on the Richter Scale, located 1 kilometer ENE of Patten, Maine
  • April 2nd at 8:16:36 a.m. - A earthquake registering 2.0 on the Richter Scale located 2 kilometers WNW of China, Maine
  • March 28th at 4:37 p.m. - A earthquake registering 1.8 on the Richter Scale located 7 kilometers SW of Deblois.
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Here's Every Maine Earthquake That Has Happened This Year

It's a common occurrence to experience small earthquakes here in Maine. Most, thankfully, are pretty small, making the ground that we walk on shimmer as much as a fully loaded pulp truck driving by the house, if that.

So far during the year 2021, there have been 21 earthquakes of significance to occur here in Maine. Here is our list. 

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