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Bristol man chases earthquakes

By   /  November 1, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Patrick Barosh holds up a map which shows fault lines in the Sakonnet River and beyond. Dr. Barosh came out strongly against Weaver’s Cove Energy’s proposal to install an LNG off-loading terminal in Mt. Hope Bay. He said the company’s research on faults was severly flawed and that an earthquake near such a terminal could have a potentially catastrophic effect. The proposal was withdrawn last year.

BRISTOL — Did you feel it? Those four words are bandied about among neighbors, friends and family members whenever a known earthquake hits the New England area. You were probably asked that very question on Oct. 16, when a 4.6 magnitude earthquake centered in Maine was felt in parts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Chances […]

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Maine earthquake felt in RI

By   /  October 16, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

News outlets are reporting that an earthquake that occurred in Maine at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday has been felt here in Rhode Island. The United States Geographical Survey said that the epicenter was three miles west of Hollis Center, Maine and was a magnitude 4.6. The quake was felt in Vermont, New Hampshire, eastern […]

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