2.6 magnitude earthquake shakes the Midcoast

Many residents in Sagadahoc and Lincoln counties felt the 2.6 magnitude earthquake Wednesday evening.

DRESDEN (WGME) -- The USGS has confirmed 2.6 magnitude earthquake in the Sagadahoc and Lincoln County area.

The United States Geological Survey says the epicenter was a little southeast of Richmond, in the town of Dresden.

CBS 13 spoke to the Sagahadoc County Sheriff's Office, they say there was a loud noise and then the ground shook. A dispatcher said they could also feel it in Bath.

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