Historic Earthquakes

Southeast Maine
1904 03 21 06:04 UTC
Mangitude 5.10
Intensity VII

Largest Earthquake in Maine

This strong earthquake overthrew chimneys in Washington County, in the area of Calais and Eastport, Maine, and at St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Felt throughout most of New England and the Provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. It was observed west to the Hudson River and Montreal, Canada, and south to southern Connecticut.

Abridged from Seismicity of the United States, 1568-1989 (Revised), by Carl W. Stover and Jerry L. Coffman, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1527, United States Government Printing Office, Washington: 1993.