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Connecticut earthquake reported

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Some residents in southern Connecticut say they were awoken by their homes shaking, and the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a minor earthquake.

The Geological Survey says a 2.7-magnitude quake was recorded in Deep River shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday. No injuries or damage have been reported.

State police say they received several calls from people who said their homes shook briefly Thursday morning.  The USGS put the intensity at weak to light on their reporting scale.

People reported feeling the quake in Chester, Deep River, East Hampton, Glastonbury, Higganum, Ivoryton, Killingworth, Madison and Old Lyme.

Small earthquakes aren't uncommon in Connecticut and the rest of the New England. Last December, a 2.1-magnitude quake was recorded in Groton in southeastern Connecticut.

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