Small quake jiggles the earth northwest of Portland, Maine

A small earthquake jiggled the earth near Sebago Lake in southern Maine early this morning, officials said.

The United States Geological Survey recorded the 1.9-magnitude quake at 3:28 a.m. It was located one mile south-southeast of North Windham, or 12 miles northwest of Portland.

Windham police said they fielded numerous calls about the earthquake, but no injuries were reported.

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“We didn’t even feel it here,” a dispatcher said.

Tom Hawley , a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said this is common with a quake of such a small magnitude.

“I’m surprised anyone felt it at all,” he said.