Small Earthquake Hits Vermont

Small Earthquake Hits Vermont

A 1.7 magnitude earthquake was registered at 2:18 a.m. Friday near Strafford, Vermont.
A very minor earthquake was observed near the Strafford/Thetford line Friday morning at approximately 2:18. There have not been any reports of damage.

The quake registered a magnitude 1.7, at a depth about 3 miles underground. This location is about nine miles west of Lyme, NH and about eleven miles north of Hanover, NH.

According to the USGS there have not been any reports of people feeling it. If you felt it please fill out this form here to let the USGS know.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ld60075626#dyfi

According to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, the last earthquake to strike in Vermont was a magnitude 2.05 on December 5, 2013 about 12 miles south of Barre.

For more information on this particular earthquake, visit the following link for USGS.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ld60075626#summary
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