UPDATE: Special Announcement: 4.0 on the Richter Scale Earthquake 5 Kilometers West of Hollis Center Maine Near Sanford Maine

Hello to all..

A 4.0 (originally recorded as 4.6) on the Richter Scale Earthquake occurred in the Sanford Maine area. Numerous Amateur Radio SKYWARN Spotters reported feeling the effects across the NWS Taunton Coverage area.

If you felt this earthquake in this region, please follow the instructions per this link or utilize the USGS national link (listed as the second link below):

http://www.bc.edu/research/westonobservatory/northeast/ifyoufelt.html

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000d75b#dyfi_form

Information on this earthquake can be seen at the following link:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000d75b#summary

Emails or filling out the USGS form per the web site links are likely preferred over voice phone calls.

Thanks for your cooperation!

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator           
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
http://ares.ema.arrl.org
http://www.wx1box.org

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