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Two earthquakes rattle eastern Maine Wednesday morning

The last time eastern Maine felt an earthquake this strong was February 2, 2016, when there was a magnitude 3.6 centered just east of Eastport.
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ROBBINSTON, Maine — Several Mainers in eastern Maine reported feeling a couple of earthquakes Wednesday morning. 

The first happened at 5:44 a.m. near Robbinston at a magnitude of 2.4.

The second and stronger one happened at 7:31 a.m. at a magnitude of 3.0 near Robbinston. This one, however, was felt further throughout Washington County and as far away as Jonesport. 

Meteorologist Todd Gutner tweeted this morning seismographs for each and several viewers responded saying they felt it. 

According to Meteorologist Ryan Breton, it's fairly common to see earthquakes of magnitude 1.5 to 3.0 in the northeast. 

In Maine, there were two on July 4th in the western part of the state

The last time there was one this strong in eastern Maine was February 2, 2016, when there was a magnitude 3.6 centered just east of Eastport.