Small Quake Recorded in Western McCracken County
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY - A magnitude 2.1 earthquake was reported in western McCracken County early Sunday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, the quake was centered 3 miles northwest of Barkley Regional Airport, near the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant property near Ogden Landing Road. It occurred at 4:07 am.

The USGS says a quake of 2.5 is the threshold of humans being able to detect the ground shaking.
No damage has been reported from the quake.

Published 10:00 PM, Sunday Apr. 04, 2021
Updated 07:16 PM, Monday Apr. 05, 2021



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