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If You've Felt an Earthquake

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

  • Email the Weston Observatory at weston.observatory@bc.edu or call at 617-552-8300 to tell us precisely when and where you felt the earthquake.
  • Notify the U.S. Geological Survey by filling out a form at "Did You Feel It?"
  • 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