Small Earthquake Recorded in Northwest TN
By West Kentucky Star Staff
RIDGELY - A small earthquake was picked up by sensors in northwest Tennessee on Friday night. 

According to the US Geological Survey, the 2.2 magnitude quake took place at 9:25 pm. It was centered about 3.4 miles northwest of Ridgely, Tennessee, or about 12 miles northwest of Hayti, Missouri. The movement was approximately 6 kilometers underground. 

The USGS says a quake of 2.5 is the threshold of humans being able to detect the ground shaking.

Published 12:25 PM, Saturday Apr. 04, 2020
Updated 02:37 PM, Saturday Apr. 04, 2020



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