Cabot Abbott Hofstadter '65 looked up from his copy of Playboy yesterday morning when he felt his bed shake under him. "Probably an earthquake," he giggled, but since his bed was still securely resting on the eighth floor of Leverett Towers the junior returned to his magazine.
L. Don Leet, professor of Geology, said it was an earthquake, "It's a realization of expectations we've had for quite a while," he said. "Boston had one 200 years ago. We look for a renascence of activity and possibly another major quake within 50 years."
The quake, which was centered off Cape Ann, about 60 miles northeast of Cambridge, occurred 11:30 a.m. yesterday and was felt from Maine to New Bedford. It was mild and caused no land damage.
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