Earthquake Centered in Laconia, New Hampshire, Sunday Morning – Did You Feel It?
A magnitude 2.3 earthquake on the Richter scale shook the Lakes Region Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was the second tremor in New England in the past day.
USGS maps place the epicenter of the earthquake in Laconia, with 37 reports from several surrounding towns including Belmont, Franklin, Sanbornton, and Tilton as of 8 a.m.
"Nothing like being jolted out of bed just before 4:30 a.m.," Sue Lacroix wrote on her Facebook page. "Shook the bed and sounded like someone knocking loudly on the bedroom wall."
"Things were rockin' & rollin' in Paugus Bay," Dave Desmarais wrote.
An earthquake measuring 2.1 was reported Saturday afternoon by the USGS just off Nantucket Island.
It's the second earthquake to shake the area this year. A 2.2 magnitude earthquake centered northeast of Wolfeboro shook the Lakes Region on May 24.