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If You've Felt an Earthquake

If you believe that you have felt an earthquake in New England, please do the following:

  1. Email the Weston Observatory at weston.observatory@bc.edu and tell us precisely when you felt the earthquake and where you were at that time. You may also call the Observatory at 617-552-8300.

  2. Notify the U.S. Geological Survey by filling out a form at "Did You Feel It?"

  3. If there is damage, call the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency at 508-820-2000.

For more information on what to do before, during and after an earthquake:

FEMA Ready Earthquake Information