Earthquake rattles residents in Exeter area


Residents report hearing loud bang during minor earthquak

EXETER, N.H. —A small earthquake shook New Hampshire in the Exeter area early Thursday morning.

The Weston Observatory confirmed that a 1.6-magnitude quake struck about 5 miles west-southwest of Exeter about 2:53 a.m.

Many residents in the Exeter, Kingston and Brentwood areas reported hearing a loud bang, and local police departments received some calls. Article about Extended Stay Specials.