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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 The proposal was withdrawn last year.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 man chases earthquakes

Bristol man chases earthquakes

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

Maine earthquake felt in RI

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