2.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Upper Valley

Dec 21, 2017

The U.S. Geological Survey says there was a minor earthquake in the Upper Valley Wednesday night.

According to the USGS website the 2.3 magnitude tremor hit about 5 kilometers west of White River Junction around 11:30 p.m.

The federal agency maintains an interactive website where people can report their experience. As of 7:30 a.m., 54 people had logged in to say they felt the earth shake.

Felt something? Report it here.

The USGS says smaller earthquakes are felt throughout New England a few times every year, and the region experiences moderately damaging earthquakes every few decades.

Correction 12/21/17 9:10 a.m. This story was updated with the correct time of the earthquake. The original story had  the wrong time.