The US Geological Society reports a 2.2 magnitude earthquake northeast of Wolfeboro around midnight early Tuesday morning.

As of 5:20 a.m., the USGS received 15 reports about the earthquake from the area around Wolfeboro. There was one report of feeling the earthquake from near Sanford, Maine. The number of reports grew to 23 by 8 a.m.

The epicenter of the quake was the northeast side of Lake Wentworth.

There were no reports of damage from the earthquake, according to the USGS, which considered the shaking "light."

"The ground shook underneath me! Thought the furnace blew," Donna Kelly wrote in the comments of the Wolfeboro Fire-Rescue Department's Facebook post about the earthquake.

"I heard it. It woke me up. it shook the house. I could not fall back asleep and I immediately started looking for some news of it," Carolyn Reeves Keenan commented.

"My dog went nuts. Thought it was our neighborhood bear," Denise L Sawyer wrote.

Wolfeboro Police on Tuesday morning did not respond to Seacoast Current's request for more information.

WMUR was first to report about the earthquake.

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Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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