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Mar 21, 2016 5:53 PM

Nearby residents describe NH's M2.9 earthquake as sounding 'like a bomb'

WARNER - A 2.9 earthquake was felt in more than a dozen Concord-area towns Monday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 9:18 a.m.

While the epicenter was in Warner, a few miles north of Contoocook, residents in about 15 towns felt and heard the rattle.

The 2.9 earthquake is average for this area, but Monday's is the largest in about 5 years.

No damage has been reported.

Colleen Shaughnessy is a multimedia journalist for NH1 News. You can email her at and follow her on Twitter, @ColleenNH1.

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