Minor earthquake reported, no damage

Sunday November 25, 2012

BELFAST, Maine (AP) -- A minor earthquake has been reported near the coastal Maine city of Belfast.

Boston University’s Weston Ob servatory says Friday night’s quake, which had a magnitude of 2.1, was centered about 10 miles west of Belfast in Waldo County.

Maine Emergency Manage ment Agency duty officer Bill DeLong says the quake, which was recorded at about 11 p.m., was not strong enough to cause damage and could not be de tected by people, unless they were very close to it. DeLong says his agency received no re ports from police or the public about the quake.


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