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Three Small Earthquakes Recorded In Maine, New Hampshire

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine - According to the United States Geological Survey, three small earthquakes have been recorded in New Hampshire and Maine since Sunday morning. A 2.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Monday morning near Mount Vernon in Maine.Mount Vernon is about a 30-minute drive from the state's capital.

A 2.7-magnitude earthquake hit a few hours later off the coast of Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Meanwhile, New Hampshire recorded a 1.9-magnitude quake at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday.