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Small earthquake confirmed in Upper Valley

Map showing epicenter of earthquake
U.S. Geological Survey
Map showing epicenter of earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that a small earthquake occurred near the Vermont-New Hampshire border on April 1st

The USGS says a 2.2-magnitude quake occurred around noon Friday, centered about 2 miles north-northeast of Quechee, Vermont, which is a few miles west of White River Junction.

The agency notes that the New England region has experienced small earthquakes since Colonial times and averages about two a year.

WCAX TV reported that Upper Valley residents said they heard a rumble, like thunder.