Earthquake hits near Richmond, Maine Wednesday evening 1/18/18


A small earthquake hit near Richmond Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake struck shortly before 7 p.m. and measured 2.6 in magnitude.
There have been no injuries or damages reported, but people have reported houses and buildings shaking in nearby towns such as Bowdoinham, Wiscasset, and Sabattus.
This was the first earthquake recorded in Maine since June.
The strongest earthquake recorded in Maine in the last 20 years hit near East Waterboro in 2012 and measured at 4.5 in magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.



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