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In Maine, a small earthquake shakes Calais but no injuries or serious damage is reported

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10/23/1861
The severe tremors of an earthquake struck Calais, Maine just after eight o'clock in the morning.  No serious injuries or heavy damage was reported. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Shock of Earthquake at Calais, Maine," New York Times, October 24, 1861. 

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