3 earthquakes in maine

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  1. mpillow

    mpillow Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Its been 4 but who's counting? But just little ones...it felt like a semi- driving down our gravel drive too fast :shrug:

    Actually 4 in the same place and several over the past few years....one was just a mile away on Maple Ridge a few years ago and we had to install a filter after as it caused well casing to shift....we really need to re-line the well but havent gotten around to it...just change filters more often

    When I was a kid we had one that was near 6 and we thought Maine Yankee nuclear plant (since decommisioned) had an accident! I remember power lines sparking! I also was VERY scared!
     

  2. mainer

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    I remember that 1,too.was a little kid.very scary!! did not hear about the recent ones. must not have been close to where I used to live. I'm sure my friends would have told me.
     
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    BeckyW Well-Known Member

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    Very cool site, Arabian Knight. Thanks for that link. And I learned something new today - I didn't know they had quakes in Maine! After living nearly 40 years in California, we still sleep with our shoes just under the bed as well as a flashlight just in case ..... (Been through dozens of quakes - maybe more - but never, thankfully at the epicenter. Plenty of friends have been at ground zero in major quakes.)
    BW
     
  5. skruzich

    skruzich Well-Known Member

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    I slept through the one that hit menlo georgia a couple years ago. Shook the house from what the kids said. IT was a 4 here at the house about 50 miles from the epicenter.
     
  6. sullen

    sullen Question Answerer

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    NEWS That earthquake a few days ago in Maine was DH. He dropped a big cross beam and made the whole house shake for a while. Then we heard about the earthquake. So it was him.
     
  7. ET1 SS

    ET1 SS zone 5 - riverfrontage Supporter

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    We are shaken now.

    heh heh heh
     
  8. mamajohnson

    mamajohnson Knitting Rocks! Supporter

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    Wow! I didnt even know there were earthquakes in Maine!
    I see that I am no where near earthquakes either...so that is good to know!
    ya'll hang on up there, dont get all shook up!
     
  9. Christiaan

    Christiaan Dutch Highlands Farm

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    Cool site! Seems we had a quake about 9 miles from here on Tuesday morning. Not enough to be felt. Had one I did feel early last month.