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Small Quake Reported in Southeast Missouri
By West Kentucky Star Staff
CARUTHERSVILLE - A magnitude 2.1 earthquake was reported in southeast Missouri Friday evening.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, the quake was at a depth of 1.86 miles, centered 4.3 miles southwest of Caruthersville, and 19 miles west northwest of Dyersburg. It occurred at 8:27 pm.

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

Published 02:00 PM, Saturday Aug. 01, 2020
Updated 10:19 AM, Saturday Aug. 01, 2020

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