NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2
BOSTON MARATHON: LIVE MONDAY ON CBSBOSTON.COM, WBZ-TV & WBZ NEWSRADIO Read More

WBZ WaterCooler: The Year Of Earthquakes Continues

View Comments

BOSTON (CBS) – The year of the earthquake continues in New England, with a 4.0 magnitude quake in Maine Tuesday night.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Rod Fritz reports


Last week, Vermont was rattled by a 3.9 magnitude earthquake centered in Montreal. In September, a small earthquake was felt in New Hampshire.

Geophysicist Don Blakeman says it’s not uncommon for New England to get earthquakes. “This is nothing out of the ordinary to have a year that several are felt,” he says. “Unfortunately we don’t have the science to figure out exactly what triggers earthquakes, that’s why we can’t predict them.”

 

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus