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Small earthquake recorded in Southern Maine

A small earthquake shook the earth in Southern Maine Thursday night, according to a report from the US Geological Survey.

The 2.0-magnitude quake was recorded 9 miles northwest of Rumford, or 50 miles north-northwest of Augusta, at about 11:15 p.m., according to the report.

Rumford police and fire officials said no calls came in about the quake.

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“This is the first I’ve heard of it,” said a Rumford police dispatcher.

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