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Ground-Truthing After the M4.0 Earthquake in Southern Maine, October 16, 2012

On October 16, 2012 at 7:12pm EDT an M4.0 earthquake occurred in southern Maine that was widely felt. Since moderate-size earthquakes don’t happen that often in New England, a small group of scientists spent some time afterwards in the general vicinity to collect information on the earthquake effects.

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