Massachusetts Daily Collegian

4.0-magnitude earthquake hits New England

By Herb Scribner

October 16, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck New England last night. The earthquake hit about three miles west of Hollis Center, Maine, which borders New Hampshire, at 7:12 p.m., according to Susan Hoover, geophysicist at the United Stat...

Earthquakes shakes up Hatfield

By Collegian News Staff

December 6, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Env. & Tech., News

A small earthquake shook up Hatfield early yesterday morning, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency. The earthquake, which registered in at a 1.4-magnitude tremor on the Richter scale, happened at 12:34...

UPDATE: UMass abroad students safe after Japan earthquake

By Herb Scribner

March 11, 2011

Filed under Environment, News

An 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan at 2:46 p.m. local time, and caused a tsunami to rip apart the islands. Reports from Japan suggest there have been over 100 deaths. As of 3 p.m. on March 11, the Int...