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Earthquakes

●  Maine Geological Survey

Yes, Earthquakes happen in Maine! This link takes you to up-to-the-minute information on location, timing and severity of every little tremor you feel under your feet. Even though we’re not on a major fault, the bedrock of Maine has many smaller fault lines, so an earthquake can happen virtually anywhere, and does! Also contains links for reporting when you’ve experienced an earthquake.

●  Whole Lotta Shakin Going On

Here’s something different! What do you think should be a seismologist’s favorite song?

●  Earthquakes 101/National Geographic

A 5 minute video that gets into the basics of earthquake causes and occurrences.

●  Biggest Earthquakes of 2019

A great video that explains some history and the results of these quakes.

●  Earthquakes Information

●  Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)

IRIS is a consortium of over 120 US universities dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data.

●  IRIS Earthquake Science on Facebook