WILLIMANTIC (NEWS CENTER Maine) -- After a break of more than a week, the run of earthquakes to rattle Maine since the start of 2018 has resumed.
Willimatic, near Sebec Lake, is the latest community to feel the ground shake. The U.S. Geological Survey detected a quake there on Sunday at 4:52 p.m. with a 1.6 magnitude.
This is the ninth earthquake since January 1 to be centered in Maine according to USGS records. A tenth quake occurred just across the border in New Hampshire.
- Jan. 1: 20 km N of Houlton, 1.7 magnitude
- Jan. 8: 52 km SE of Machiasport, 1.6 magnitude
- Jan. 17: 4 km ESE of Richmond, 2.7 magnitude
- Jan. 18: 1 km NE of Richmond, 1.9 magnitude
- Jan. 18: 3 km NW of Richmond, 1.8 magnitude
- Jan. 18: 4 km NW of Kenduskeag, 1.6 magnitude
- Jan. 19: 4 km WNW of Fairfield, 1.7 magnitude
- Jan. 24: 3 km SE of Freedom, NH, 1.6 magnitude
- Jan. 24: 7 km ENE of Harrison, 2.3 magnitude
- Feb. 4: 9 km N of Sangerville (Willimantic), 1.6 magnitude