February, 2016, Earthquake swarm in the McAdam, New Brunswick – Vanceboro, Maine border area

February 11, 2016

A swarm of small earthquakes is occurring near the town of McAdam, New Brunswick, about 5 miles east of Vanceboro, Maine. So far, over 20 small earthquakes have been recorded from February 3 to February 9. For a summary, see the statement posted by the Canadian Geological Survey.

Other swarms of microquakes have occurred in Maine. They are within the realm of moderate earthquake activity that characterizes Maine.

April 2016 follow up:

The February 2016 swarm continued into April, reaching 100 small earthquakes before they subsided according to a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation report of April 22, 2016.