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Magnitude 2.2 earthquake recorded in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

Small earthquake hits near Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Small earthquake hits near Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 00:49

WOLFEBORO, N.H. - Did you feel it? A small earthquake shook New Hampshire just east of Lake Winnipesaukee around midnight.

The epicenter of the magnitude 2.2 earthquake was in Wolfeboro, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, which received about 30 reports from people who felt the quake. 

Wolfeboro resident Peter Galanis lives about half a mile from the epicenter. He was one of many who noticed the disturbance.

"My wife and I were both sound asleep and I heard a noise. It sounded like a rumble, it almost sounded like a tree had fallen in the woods or onto a house," Galanis told WBZ-TV. "The next morning, one of my neighbors sent me a picture of a map that said the earthquake had occurred."

The USGS says earthquakes of that magnitude rarely cause any damage. 

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