Small Earthquake Hits New Hampshire

March 7, 2018 Updated: March 7, 2018

An earthquake struck New Hampshire on March 7, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The USGS says the quake, which had a magnitude of 2.4 on the Richter scale, was centered near the village of Contoocook in the town of Hopkinton.

It hit after 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Locals in Penacook, Henniker, Boscawen, Webster, Dunbarton, and Concord said they could feel the tremor, The Associated Press reported.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

 

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