Live blog: Earthquake in Maine felt in Boston area.

Live blog: Earthquake in Maine felt in Boston area.

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck Maine about 20 miles west of Portland tonight and was felt as far south as Boston, according to the US Geological Survey.

 >> Story (Travis Anderson, Globe staff)


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  • Stoddardite 10/16/2012 11:50:32 PM
    Didn't feel it up in the hills in Stoddard, NH
  • Zoro 10/16/2012 11:50:34 PM
    Felt it in acton, whole house shook and sounded like a train, stuff fell off the windowsills, no damage though
  • Clr 10/16/2012 11:50:34 PM
    Felt it at MGH
  • Here in West Newbury 10/16/2012 11:50:40 PM
    Think it was the falling out from the disclosure of the Kennebunk
  • Duxbury 10/16/2012 11:50:47 PM
    It rattled my extensive wine collection.
  • tuffy 10/16/2012 11:50:50 PM
    south boston dorchester ave whole building - walls and floor were shaking
  • debbie 10/16/2012 11:50:51 PM
    I am on Marthas Vineyard,my whole house shook and things were rattling!! weird!
  • mark 10/16/2012 11:50:52 PM
    the whole house shook here in jamaica plain, ma!
  • JoeMama 10/16/2012 11:50:53 PM
    Felt a bit of a vibration in Worcester.. my olive oil tipped over, and one of my favorite goblet glasses appears to be cracked. How do I go about applying for disaster relief?
  • Asamom 10/16/2012 11:50:54 PM
    Felt in Natick several seconds of rumbling beneath our feet like a heavy truck has gone by - but nothing higher up on shelves shook
  • Bodyguards 10/16/2012 11:50:56 PM
    Waiting for the next tremor in Eastie
  • boo 10/16/2012 11:51:01 PM
    heard it in bedford,ma..thought it was a big truck passing thru the house.
  • DDB57 10/16/2012 11:51:03 PM
    Felt it south of Boston in Raynham, MA
  • DEL 10/16/2012 11:51:04 PM
    Felt the house shake in Oxford, MA!
  • ugh 10/16/2012 11:51:07 PM
    felt it in quechee, vt
  • Campaign Manager 10/16/2012 11:51:11 PM
    Romney Style!
  • p 10/16/2012 11:51:15 PM
    While the earthquake gets points for livening the dinner hour, its drab earth tones and trite rumbling just didn't do it for me. 4.5? I give it a 2.9.
  • Sabrina 10/16/2012 11:51:15 PM
    felt the earthquake here in Fall River, MA. Felt like the sky was falling. Lasted about 15 seconds. Shook my fridge.
  • p 10/16/2012 11:51:16 PM
    Felt the whole house tremble, dishes rattle in Dunstable, MA
  • betsnh 10/16/2012 11:51:17 PM
    Cell phones aren't working in Antrim, NH ,either
  • Ipswich 10/16/2012 11:51:20 PM
    i knocked over my 50000 dollar vase that i got in portugal
  • Rochester, NH. 10/16/2012 11:51:24 PM
    At the Supermarket, lots of bottles shook!!!
  • A 10/16/2012 11:51:25 PM
    Felt it here in Allston, the whole room was shaking
  • Gloria 10/16/2012 11:51:26 PM
    Felt it in Hudson, NH--a rolling rumble and a slight tremor.
  • The Apocolypse 10/16/2012 11:51:28 PM
    next epi-center, Fenway Park! talk about "blowing it up!
  • Carolyn 10/16/2012 11:51:28 PM
    Jesus is coming...look busy!
  • boo 10/16/2012 11:51:30 PM
    sounded like a massive truck hit the house in bedford, ma
  • just sat down to supper,... 10/16/2012 11:51:31 PM
    wow felt it in medford
  • GMR 10/16/2012 11:51:49 PM
    Felt it in Quincy, MA
  • Diane 10/16/2012 11:51:52 PM
    My kitchen sink was shaking from the counter and wall and the pot on the stove (on simmer) was shaking and moving off the burner here in Plymouth,MA
  • Ted 10/16/2012 11:51:55 PM
    Decided there was no God then...rrrrrr
  • Havana 10/16/2012 11:51:56 PM
    My husband and I were on the couch we tough was my son dancing on the floor on his bedroomon the second floor . Funny when we found out about the earthquake. we live in Everett
  • Display Name:Vicky 10/16/2012 11:51:59 PM
    Felt it in Hudson
  • Display Name: GBouliane 10/16/2012 11:52:03 PM
    Second floor of our house in Dorchester shook and the skylight rattled like there was a sizeable animal on the roof; my husband on the first floor didn't feel anything.
  • Display Name:Melissa 10/16/2012 11:52:04 PM
    Felt in Framingham, MA. Thought some sort of explosion happened.
  • SeeDee 10/16/2012 11:52:06 PM
    GET OUT OF HERE VERMONT
  • higginska 10/16/2012 11:52:08 PM
    felt it in Ipswich, too!
  • ds 10/16/2012 11:52:10 PM
    report felt reports here:
  • Snype 10/16/2012 11:52:10 PM
    Thanks earthquake, I think I just knocked up my girlfriend.
  • Billy B 10/16/2012 11:52:11 PM
    Brick apartment building shook like a leaf in Quincy Center
  • Allan C. 10/16/2012 11:52:14 PM
    Some friends and I felt some activity in Billerica, Ma
  • Dandyboy 10/16/2012 11:52:16 PM
    Felt it in Watertown, MA. Not as much as the one last year but the house shook for a few seconds.
  • ds 10/16/2012 11:52:16 PM
  • Jimbo62 10/16/2012 11:52:17 PM
    Quick - get bread and eggs before they're all out!!!!
  • RTR 10/16/2012 11:52:23 PM
    Wife and I both felt it in Brockton, MA
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