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  1. National Park Serivice United States Department of the Interior September 5, 1944 Why Does the Earth Quake in New England? October 2, 2006 “On Monday, October 2, a minor earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook the ground around Acadia National Park.” “Last Tuesday Morning about half an Hour past Four o'Clock, the Weather being serene, the Air clear, the Moon shining very bright, we were surpriz'd with a most terrible Shock of an Earthquake . . .” Boston Weekly News-Letter November 20, 1755

  2. 1924-1974 3.0 ≤ M ≤ 6.6 1975-2006 3.0 ≤ M ≤ 6.6

  3. USGS Earthquake Hazard Map

  4. National Park Serivice U.S. Department of the Interior “At 8:07 p.m. on Monday, October 2, [2006] a minor earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook the ground around Acadia National Park. …. Damage appeared to be limited to rocks falling on the Park Loop Road…” EARTHQUAKE JARS WIDE AREA IN EAST; SHOCKS FELT HERE Disturbances Reported From Canada to Virginia and Inland to Wisconsin New York Times September 5, 1944 “Last Tuesday Morning about half an Hour past Four o'Clock, the Weather being serene, the Air clear, the Moon shining very bright, we were surpriz'd with a most terrible Shock of an Earthquake . . .” Boston Weekly News-Letter November 20, 1755

  5. National Park Serivice United States Department of the Interior “At 8:07 p.m. on Monday, October 2, [2006] a minor earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook the ground around Acadia National Park. …. Damage appeared to be limited to rocks falling on the Park Loop Road…” “Last Tuesday Morning about half an Hour past Four o'Clock, the Weather being serene, the Air clear, the Moon shining very bright, we were surpriz'd with a most terrible Shock of an Earthquake . . .” Boston Weekly News-Letter November 20, 1755

  6. National Park Serivice U.S. Department of the Interior “At 8:07 p.m. on Monday, October 2, [2006] a minor earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook the ground around Acadia National Park. …. Damage appeared to be limited to rocks falling on the Park Loop Road…” EARTHQUAKE JARS WIDE AREA IN EAST; SHOCKS FELT HERE Disturbances Reported From Canada to Virginia and Inland to Wisconsin New York Times September 5, 1944 “Last Tuesday Morning about half an Hour past Four o'Clock, the Weather being serene, the Air clear, the Moon shining very bright, we were surpriz'd with a most terrible Shock of an Earthquake . . .” Boston Weekly News-Letter November 20, 1755

  7. National Park Serivice U.S. Department of the Interior “At 8:07 p.m. on Monday, October 2, [2006] a minor earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook the ground around Acadia National Park. …. Damage appeared to be limited to rocks falling on the Park Loop Road…” EARTHQUAKE JARS WIDE AREA IN EAST; SHOCKS FELT HERE Disturbances Reported From Canada to Virginia and Inland to Wisconsin New York Times September 5, 1944 “Last Tuesday Morning about half an Hour past Four o'Clock, the Weather being serene, the Air clear, the Moon shining very bright, we were surpriz'd with a most terrible Shock of an Earthquake . . .” Boston Weekly News-Letter November 20, 1755

  8. National Park Serivice United States Department of the Interior September 5, 1944 Why Does the Earth Quake in New England? “At 8:07 p.m. on Monday, October 2, [2006] a minor earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook the ground around Acadia National Park. …. Damage appeared to be limited to rocks falling on the Park Loop Road…” “Last Tuesday Morning about half an Hour past Four o'Clock, the Weather being serene, the Air clear, the Moon shining very bright, we were surpriz'd with a most terrible Shock of an Earthquake . . .” Boston Weekly News-Letter November 20, 1755