4.6 quake hits Maine, is felt in Berkshires

Tuesday October 16, 2012

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck three miles west of Hollis Center, Maine, just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening, with Berkshires residents feeling it across a wide swath of the county.

Readers on The Eagle's Facebook page reported they felt the 7:12 p.m. quake in Pittsfield, Dalton, Monterey, Adams, Cheshire, Lanesborough, Great Barrington and elsewhere, with one person in Dalton posting: "Everything in my house was shaking."

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in Berkshire County.


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