The U.S. Geological Survey reports there's been a small earthquake near Concord, New Hampshire.
The 1.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 9:42 p.m. Thursday about a mile northeast of Concord.
No injuries were reported.
The earthquake was the topic of chatter on social media when it struck, with area residents reporting the sound of a loud bang and minor tremor.
Multiple reports of shaking or an earthquake around 9:42pm in Concord NH. Did you feel it?
While New Hampshire may not be known for earthquakes, the town of Merrimack is now host to the Granite State’s first seismograph available for public use.
Library Director Yvette Couser got her introduction to earthquakes about two years ago.
10:14 Earthquake monitored in real time at 9:07 PM from the Weston Observatory. Link is here.
10:05 Map posted on the Weston Observatory site indicates epicenter located 5 Km northwest of Contoocook, with a magnitude of 2.5.
9:55 Seismographic data from the Weston Observatory shows activity at approximately 9:08 PM.
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