The tranquility of New Salem was again rocked last night by a brief but distinct trembling of the earth. The tremor itself caused less of a stir than events immediately following, when there were reports of heightened ghost activity.
"I looked out of the window to see what was going on," said Alfred Turbeville, "And all of a sudden I saw this face looking back at me out of the dark."
Whilst some neighbours dismissed Alfred's story as "just Alfred's butterbeer talking", several other similar reports of faces, disturbed pets, ghosts and strange mutterings on the breeze were recorded.
Whilst no damage was reported, the quake seems to have been felt quite widely in other areas across the country, and muggle news reports are carrying details of it also.
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