Magnitude 2.6 quake near Exeter felt throughout southeastern NH

Magnitude 2.6 quake near Exeter felt throughout southeastern NH

The United States Geological Survey said there was a magnitude 2.7 quake situated in East Kingston, New Hampshire at about 9:30 a.m.

The USGS said the quake started at 9:28 a.m. with its epicenter in East Kingston, New Hampshire, just over the MA border.

The quake was picked up locally in Amesbury at the middle school where teacher Gale Regis has a seismograph.

By about an hour later, the USGS had received more than 800 reports from people who said they felt it. "We believe it to have been an natural disaster", Seabrook Emergency Management said.

But, he says, "it was way below the threshold for damage".

The quake was felt in northeast MA and Ebel says probably in southwestern ME as well.

He says earthquakes of around magnitude 3.0 are "not an uncommon occurrence" in New England.

Other police and fire departments also reported fielding numerous calls.

Nearly immediately, social media was inundated with reports of the natural disaster.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

Related News:

  • Nintendo shows off more Labo

    Nintendo shows off more Labo

    They're a little more in depth than I'd have imagined - particularly the piano and motorbike bits of the Variety kit . You can either smash through a city, or challenge another Robot-Kit wearing friends to a two-player local battle.
    Factory gate 'vultures' feast on British Steel pensions

    Factory gate 'vultures' feast on British Steel pensions

    Since March 2017, the scheme has processed 2,600 pension transfers equating to a total value of £1.1bn, according to the trustees. The report relates to a major restructuring of the scheme to prevent its sponsor, Tata Steel UK, from being driven to insolvency.

    Lapides Asset Management LLC Grows Position in Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN)

    Finally, Sicart Associates LLC raised its holdings in shares of Nuance Communications by 0.5% during the second quarter. The business had revenue of $508.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $508.55 million.
  • Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI)'s Stock Is Buy After Today's Huge Increase

    Jafra Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Puma Biotechnology during the fourth quarter worth about $257,000. Seattle Genetics, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops and commercializes targeted therapies to treat cancer worldwide.
    Facebook is spamming users of its two-factor authentications security

    Facebook is spamming users of its two-factor authentications security

    I say another as one is already underway regarding the sending of unauthorized birthday reminder text messages. In order to do that, though, Facebook requires you supply a phone number.

    Quarterly Earnings Forecast Overview: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

    Cs Mckee Lp increased its stake in Marathon Petro (MPC) by 10.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a part of Basic Materials sector and belongs to Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.
  • Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR) stock closes Yesterday with $73.76

    The Switzerland-based Bb Biotech Ag has invested 2.91% in the stock. (NASDAQ:ESPR) on Tuesday, September 29 with "Sell" rating. ValuEngine upgraded Esperion Therapeutics from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd.
    (NYSE:OXY) Stake Lowered by SFE Investment Counsel

    (NYSE:OXY) Stake Lowered by SFE Investment Counsel

    Over the past three months, Occidental Petroleum Corporation insiders have been net sellers, acquiring a net of 267,835 shares. Vermont-based Manchester Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.03% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ).

    Raises Position in Conagra Brands Inc (CAG)

    It is a positive indicator for investor portfolio value - when the price of a stock Investor owns goes up in value. (NYSE:CAG). Parkside National Bank holds 496 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 840,267 were accumulated by Canada Pension Plan Inv Board.
  • Radio host fired after calling teen Olympian Chloe Kim 'fine as hell'

    Radio host fired after calling teen Olympian Chloe Kim 'fine as hell'

    Connor: She's fine as hell! I'm sorry to Chloe & her family...she's awesome and I'm really embarrased. He called Connor's comments "an egregious professional error".
    The Kepler Mission Has Discovered Nearly 100 New Exoplanets

    The Kepler Mission Has Discovered Nearly 100 New Exoplanets

    The discovery was deemed significant because the bright star enables the planets to be observed from "ground-based observatories". But a fix was affected in 2014, and the second phase of its planet-hunting mission, which is still ongoing, was called K2.
    GHMC raises Rs 200 crore on BSE Bond platform

    GHMC raises Rs 200 crore on BSE Bond platform

    The municipal corporations of Ahmedabad, Surat and Delhi will be next to hit the bond market with SBI Caps as the sole arranger. The bond issue of the civic body is backed by a structured payment mechanism, which provides maximum safety to investors.


Most liked

Foreign minister not optimistic about next European Union enlargement
European Union leaders are expected to formally endorse the EU's strategy during a special summit in Sofia , Bulgaria, in May. France's Jean-Yves Le Drian was also cautious.

BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Goldcorp (G) a C$16.00 Price Target
Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) (TSE:G) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 14th. Goldcorp Inc. (GG ) belonging to the Basic Materials sector has declined -2.22% and closed its last trading session at $12.34.

5 things to know about Trump's $4.4 trillion budget
Ahead of Mulvaney's testimony, Republican committee Chairman Steve Womack asked about the deficit impact of Trump's spending plan. President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan is receiving a frosty response from Democratic members of Congress .

Volvo V60 leaked ahead of its debut in Geneva
Under the skin, the 2019 V60 is based on Volvo's Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), just like the XC60 and the 90-Series models. It blends the larger V90's form with subtle design cues lifted from the XC60 SUV, such as the rear taillights.

World Rugby have formally told Wales that Anscombe's try 'should have stood'
It is another example of the pathway within England Rugby where if players impress they can make their way into the senior squad. Do you think the decision will affect the outcome of the Six Nations? "The referee's decisions are made during the game".

Facebook and Twitter are not doing enough to protect consumers, European Union warns
A Google spokesman declined to comment and Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The European Commission accuses Twitter for changing the general terms of use without notification.

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) Position Trimmed by Meritage Portfolio Management
Moreover, Eqis Capital has 0.02% invested in Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) for 8,858 shares. 4,590 are owned by Cullen Frost Bankers. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in shares of Lazard by 18.4% during the 2nd quarter.

Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB) - Short Term Technical look
With approx. 1.62 billion shares in outstanding, the company has a market cap of $26098.40 as per the current valuation. A trend analysis is a method of analysis that allows traders to predict what will happen with a stock in the future.

Woman Thrown Off Delta Flight For Outburst
As per Rundell, the lady was told off the plane by the entryway specialist however she attempted to decline by talking out of it. Rundell also thanked the airline staff in the Facebook post. "The flight attendants were absolutely unbelievable ".

Nokia Announces Strategic Review Of Digital Health Unit
Nokia chose to appoint former Withings CEO, Cedric Hutchings, as unit head, basing a range of digital health devices around a redesigned app, Nokia Health Mate.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)
It improved, as 33 investors sold HRS shares while 196 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 421 raised stakes. Virginia Retirement Et Al has invested 0.01% in American Assets Trust, Inc. 11,440 are held by Davenport Limited Liability.

FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) Announces Earnings Results
Marathon Partners Equity Management Llc bought 200,000 shares as the company's stock declined 5.93% while stock markets rallied. It is positive, as 8 investors sold USAT shares while 9 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes.

What you really want: Spice Girls to reunite for tour
The five pop stars met at Geri Horner's home recently, with each of them uploading smiling photos of the get together on Instagram .

Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR) Short Interest Update
Cypress Capital Management LLC WY acquired a new stake in Progressive Corporation (The) in the 2nd quarter valued at $106,000. With 3.06M avg volume, 2 days are for Progressive Corporation (NYSE: PGR)'s short sellers to cover PGR's short positions.

Must Yankees things to know Thursday | Daredevil Aaron Judge won't change ways
The surgery cleaned out some cartilage. "He said, 'When we get down to Tampa , let's spend some time in the cage and pick each other's brain".