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Earthquake reported Sunday in Maine

The magnitude 2.8 earthquake occurred Sunday afternoon in Washington County.

JONESPORT, Maine — A small earthquake occurred in Downeast Maine over the weekend.

The USGS says the magnitude 2.8 quake occurred at 1:37 p.m. Sunday in Washington County, near Jonesport.

Earthquakes of this magnitude, while not frequent, aren't uncommon in Maine. In December, two earthquakes occurred near Robbinston, magnitudes 2.4 and 3.0, respectively.

If you felt the earthquake, you can report it to the USGS.

Credit: NCM


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