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10/16/2012 07:33 pm ET Updated Dec 16, 2012

New England Earthquake: 4.5 Earthquake Strikes Maine, Felt In Boston

BOSTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck the northeastern U.S. state of Maine on Tuesday at 7:12 p.m. ET, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake's epicenter was located 3.7 miles (6 kilometers) from Lake Arrowhead, and was felt in the Boston metropolitan area. (Reporting By Ros Krasny)

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