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Earthquakes in New England

Recent earthquakes in the Northeast

 Here are just a few of the earthquakes in our area in the recent past as reported by the Weston Observatory:

Date  Location Lat Lon Mag (Mn) Dur Sec (Mc)
April 21, 2015  MA,10.0KM ESE of Bridgewater   41.95     70.87   1.4   1.5
March 14, 2015    NH, 29.0KM NNE of Meredith Center   43.70  71.48  2.2 2.3 
January 12, 2015  CT, 5.0KM S of Danielson 41.76 71.90  2.0 2.4
 August 14, 2014 CT, 6.0KM W of Chester 41.38  72.52 2.6 2.8
 Februrary 11, 2014 MA, 6.0KM N of New Bedford  41.69 70.93 2.3 2.5
October 26,2013  MA, 5.0KM ESE of Northampton 42.31 72.58 1.3  1.5
 December 9, 2012 MA, 33.0KM E of Rockport  42.67 70.22 1.5 1.6
 October 29, 2012  ME, 10.0KM SE of Lake Arrowhead 43.60 70.65 4.5 4.0
 September 16, 2012 MA, 64.0KM E of Rockport  42.70 69.84  2.5  2.7
February 12, 2012  MA, 4.0KM NE of Hudson 42.71 71.53 .03 .06
August 23, 2011   VA, Virginia Widely felt across Eastern Seaboard   77.93  6.00  5.8  
 May 16, 2011  MA, 21.9KM SSE of New Bedford 41.45 70.88 2.1 2.4
 October 28, 2010  MA, 1.0KM North of Norwood 42.20   71.20 1.2  1.8
 December 25, 2009  NH, 17.0KM NNW of Laconia  41.45  70.88  2.1 2.4

 

Does you have earthquake coverage for your home?

Home owner and other property insurance policies typically do not cover damage caused by an earthquake.  You need to purchase coverage for this specfic cause of loss.  Ask a Murphy Insurance Associate for details on earthquake coverage.

For more information about recent earthquakes, visit:

Weston Observatory - New England Seismic Network