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.
Volcanoes Right Here In Maine
: We all know that the rocks and mountains we see around us are the result of geologic activity and the ice age, but did you know that volcanoes played a role a well? In
fact, some of the largest eruptions in the world took place right here! The type of seismic activity that took place here in Maine are impressive – and haven’t been seen in
more than 2.5 million years!