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Did you feel it? Small earthquake near Cape Elizabeth Friday night

Did you feel it? The magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred near Smugglers Cove off Cape Elizabeth at 12:23 a.m.
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CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine — A small earthquake was felt in the Greater Portland area Friday night.

Just after midnight, at 12:23 a.m., the USGS says a magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred near Smugglers Cove off Cape Elizabeth.

As of 7:30 a.m. Saturday, there were 20 reports submitted to the USGS from those who felt the quake from Cape Elizabeth. 

If you felt it, you can submit a report here.

Earthquakes of this magnitude do happen a few times per year in Maine.

Back in May, a magnitude 1.9 earthquake occurred near Tremont. In January, a magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred in Washington County, followed by two additional small quakes a few weeks later. 

If you want to learn more about earthquakes, check out this page on the USGS website.