Small Quake Reported in Southeast Missouri
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MEMPHIS - A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was reported in southeast Missouri Thursday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, the quake was centered 6.3 miles north of New Madrid, and 31.6 miles northwest of Union City. It occurred at 9:05 am.

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 10:46 AM, Thursday Jul. 09, 2020
Updated 09:33 PM, Thursday Jul. 09, 2020



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